Cybersecurity Opportunities Continue to Grow


Cybersecurity opportunities are just about everywhere right now, and the industry keeps growing. Experts are looking at the field now as a sort of “unpoppable” bubble, because it continues to expand with no sign of slowing. Most economic bubbles reach a point where they get too big and exceed demand, which causes them to “pop” and lose relevance. Cybersecurity opportunities, though, are keeping pace with the continuous growth of internet connected (IoT, Internet of Things) devices, internet users, and cybersecurity…

Amazon Expanding, Offering San Diego Tech Jobs


Great news for those seeking San Diego tech jobs - Amazon is leasing office space in UTC! The new office is located at 10300 Campus Point Drive, and it measures in at almost 107,000 square feet. Amazon hasn’t specified how many new San Diego tech jobs will be available, but the location has enough space for 500+ employees. The company has posted about 50 positions online, though, and most of them are tech/IT related. These include game development, software engineering,…

CIAT’s Networking Degree Program is TA Approved


Good news for active duty military members interested in enrolling - CIAT is now TA approved, so we can offer Active Duty Military Tuition Assistance (TA). Eligible personnel can enroll in our AAS - Computer Information Systems - Networking Concentration degree at a discounted cost per unit of $250. This discounted price per unit only applies to classes that are completed while on active duty and using TA. Discounted tuition programs do not include certification exams or a laptop computer.…

Cybersecurity Workforce Needs More Millennials


There isn’t just a cybersecurity workforce shortage - there’s also a serious shortage of under 40 and millennial employees in the field. Our recent article, Huge Opportunities Ahead for Cyber Security Careers, discussed the results of the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, which found that the industry will have an estimated 1.8 million unfilled jobs by the year 2022. New details from the report creators indicate that there’s also a huge generational gap in the sector. Wesley Simpson is…

Tech & Computer Science Rank High on LinkedIn Job Report


LinkedIn just released their 2017 State of Salary report, and the numbers indicate that tech is the industry to aim for. Various tech and computer science fields offer some of the highest median salaries available across the country. The highest paying field of study, for example, is computer science. Those who pursued this field of study made an average of $92,300 last year. The highest paying industry is software and IT services, which has an average salary of $104,700 annually.…