Cyber Programs Open the Door for New Expertise
The cybersecurity industry, and cyber sector jobs, are growing – fast. Howard Community College is at the forefront of educating the next generation of cyber experts. And, they are working ensure that the cyber workforce of the future is as diverse as the challenges they will face.
“It’s still common to have a class with only one female student enrolled, or none at all,” says Paul Hogan, computer science program coordinator and instructor at HCC. He, and others at the college are trying to change that by opening doors for more women, and others, to enter the expanding cyber workforce. Building a sense of community and collaboration through the “Women in Technology” group is one way Hogan hopes to generate more excitement and interest from women to pursue cyber studies.
Meet some of these women, including student Jinelies Cuevas who transitioned to the college’s cyber technology program following her military career:
Read how HCC is creating a solid path for the world’s next generation of cyber experts.