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Building a Future in Cybersecurity

From websites to intelligent transportation systems, the field of cybersecurity is rapidly becoming a critical part of every organization. We’ve profiled cybersecurity and related careers in the past but the momentum in the field–includes jobs, across a wide array of functions and domain knowledge–continues to build.

According the Cybersecurity Ventures, the total spending on cybersecurity worldwide will exceed $1.75 trillion between 2021 and 2025.  This translates into government and company budgets, and then hiring.

To get a sense of the potential careers available, we have profiled a few “live ones” below.  Take a look and read their job descriptions.  You can also reference hundreds more jobs on our SmartJobs page, and background success narratives over at our PhD Career Finder.


Senior Knowledge Analyst, Cybersecurity, Boston Consulting Group

Threat Researcher, Sophos

Senior Vulnerability Research, Lloyds Register Group

Sr Director, Government Affairs, SAP

Public Policy Manager, Cybersecurity, Facebook



Offensive Security Cyber Researcher/Developer, Draper

Senior Cybersecurity Analyst, Visa

Senior Staff Security Engineer, Palo Alto Networks

Intelligent Transport Systems Cybersecurity Researcher, Precision Solutions

Human Capital Cyber Workforce Manager, Deloitte


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For access to more jobs as well as archived and searchable opportunities, visit our SmartJobs page. NOTE: SmartJobs access requires a university affiliation. User-generated jobs are open to all members and can be accessed here.