Protect yourself from ‘black hats’ with a BU degree

 Cyber security is an exciting discipline embedded in many industries- financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail etc. Cyber security professionals are needed across every sector and industry.

 It is a field that is full of interesting details that can help you understand the potential dangers and how you can protect yourself from the ‘black hats’ of the world.

Black hat or black hats, refers to a hacker who violates computer security for little reason beyond maliciousness or for personal gain.

Thanks to the cyber security industry, however, people can go on about their daily business knowing that there are professionals keeping their sensitive data safe from such cyber attackers. Security is now more important than ever.

Cybersecurity is all about defence

The cyberspace is a world that we rely on every day. From banking online, shopping online, completing our work or staying in touch with friends. The internet-connected devices are woven into all aspects of our lives. The profession is focused on detecting, preventing and managing threats on digital platforms by setting up security measures to monitor network activities. The best way to prevent cyberattacks is to build a strong defence.

Cyber security professionals are on demand

The internet is changing the game. With the advancement of technology nowadays, people spend most of their online. An increasingly mobile world means an increasing threat of hackers.  Cybersecurity professionals are highly on demand as there is skills shortage in the field.

Formal education can help you fight cybercriminals

Cyberspace is a world that we rely on every dayInternet-connected devices contain our personal informal and it is important we protect them. Educating the public about every aspect of cybersecurity can be challenging. However, with information system degree from Botho University, you will be able to fight cybercrime by equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need.

Constantly learning new and emerging technologies

The cybersecurity industry is extremely interesting as you learn something new every day. As challenging as it is, it can be equally rewarding. You always up to date with the latest technologies and trends.

Are you interested in the cybersecurity field? Earn a BSc (Hons) in Network Security and Computer Forensics with BU and  become a cybersecurity expert. Botho University offers this degree at an accelerated pace.

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About Busisiwe Mboyisa

A qualified journalism alumna from the University of Johannesburg who’s passionate about writing and story-telling. She believes in social change, shifting the narrative around social behaviours and relations such as stereotyping, racism, and to live in a society where we can all be free to exercise our human rights. Busisiwe lives by this famous quote by the great Nelson Mandela “It always seems impossible until it’s done”.

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