Course description

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, the BLS predicts cybersecurity jobs will grow 31% through 2029. That's seven times faster than the national average job growth of 4%. If you're curious about cybersecurity as a career path, join Bruce Huang and Heather Hinton for a chat on how to grow a career in cybersecurity.

Date/time: Wednesday, April 21, 1 p.m. eastern daylight time via Zoom


Heather Hinton. As a chief information security officer at RingCentral, Heather’s job description should read, "Make sure it is secure, help demonstrate it is secure, articulate its security." Heather is responsible for ensuring the security of and compliance with corporate standards and policies of company products and infrastructure. When the inevitable happens, Heather’s team is responsible for incident and vulnerability management response, driving lessons learned back into the overall development and delivery process in the face of increasing cybersecurity threats.

Bruce Huang is the director of information technology programs at Harvard Extension School. Huang has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, business leader, and academic. He founded the UCLA Extension Digital Technology Department and launched multiple start-ups. He teaches courses in data science, software development, and digital technology, and engineering entrepreneurship.


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