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.…

New Cyber Security Risk: DolphinAttacks


The recent wave of DDOS attacks seems to have passed, but now there’s a new cyber security risk that we all need to be aware of: DolphinAttack. It’s a weird name, but it’s very appropriate for how this type of information security violation occurs. Engadget reports: “What makes the attack scary is the fact that it works on just about anything: Siri, Google Assistant, Samsung S Voice and Alexa, on devices like smartphones, iPads, MacBook and Nexus 7s, Amazon Echo…