Career Spotlight: Cybersecurity

With massive information security breaches at major retailers beginning in late 2013 and growing since, the nation’s attention has suddenly focused on this area. Hackers are more focused and aggressive in their efforts to mine and sell valuable information – including our very identities – to the highest bidder. As information security breaches become both more common and more costly, the need for increased focus on cyber security is ever more apparent.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, the job growth prospects for positions in information security is expected to grow 37 percent, or much faster than average, over the next decade. In addition to strong growth, the median salary in the field is more than $85,000. Experts expect the field to grow as more and more businesses need trained professionals capable of protecting a company’s valuable, sensitive information from hackers. While the cyber security field is growing, it is also evolving, as hackers develop new and innovative ways to mine for sensitive data. As a result, information security specialists must constantly adapt to stay one step ahead of potential attackers online. Experts in this field are expects to monitor for possible breaches in security, implement thoughtful plans to prevent such breaches, conduct testing to ensure the systems in place are strong, and consistently improve on their depth and breadth of knowledge in the field in order to stay ahead of cybercriminals.

Given the increased need for cyber security professionals and the prospect of continued professional evolution and growth within the field itself, there’s no better time than now to pursue a Master of Science or Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance through Regis University. With classes in risk management, advanced forensics, auditing and much more, our programs equip you to protect the confidentiality, security, integrity and availability of data and delivery systems from malice or accidental infringement, whether the data is in storage, processing or transit.


Upcoming Career Events


Drop-In Hours - No Appointments Necessary!

No time to schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor?  No Problem!

Visit us during Career Center Drop-In Hours.  No appointment necessary!

What: 15-minute consultations with a Career Counselor on a first-come, first-served basis 

          In-person: Clarke Hall, room 214

          Phone:  303.458.3508 or 800.388.2366 (ext. 3508) Note: phone clients may be asked to leave contact info for a call-back, depending on wait times.

When: Every week, Monday-Thursday 

Time:  3:30-4:30 p.m.

(NOTE:  The Center for Career and Professional Development office will be closed from December 23rd-January 2nd.  Drop-in hours will NOT be available during that time.  We apologize for any inconvenience.)

Questions? Email careers@regis.edu or call us at 303.458.3508.



SAVE THE DATE: REGIS UNIVERSITY CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR - February 7, 2017

2017 Career & Internship Fair

When: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Time:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where:  Student Center, Main Cafe (Regis University Northwest Denver Campus)

RSVP:  Email careers@regis.edu (please include your full name)

All Regis University students, alumni, and staff are invited to attend the 2017 Regis University Career & Internship Fair. There will be 50+ companies from the Denver-metro area with openings for full-time positions and internships. Participating in this year's Career & Internship Fair will be employers from the non-profit and for-profit business sectors, professional associations and graduate schools.

Mark your calendar and begin preparing NOW!  Let the Career Counselors in the Center for Career and Professional Development help.  We can assist you in preparing your resume and cover letter, your "elevator speech" and your networking and interviewing skills so you can land the job you've always dreamed of! Call 303.458.3508 to schedule an appointment or visit www.regis.edu/ccpd and click on "Schedule an Appointment."

EMPLOYERS: If you are interested in reserving a table at this career fair, please email careers@regis.edu or contact Katie McCue at 303.458.4229 or Eliza Bennett at 303.458.3511. Thank you!




Prepare for the Fair!


PREPARE FOR THE FAIR  - Career Fair Prep Workshop

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017

5-6:30 PM

MAIN HALL, ROOM 333 (NORTHWEST DENVER CAMPUS)

RSVP TO CAREERS@REGIS.EDU OR CALL 303-458-3508


ALL REGIS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, ALUMNI AND STAFF ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP AND THE CAREER FAIR!


WORKSHOP TOPICS:

Preparing your Elevator Speech

Navigating Your Networks

Choosing Your Professional Career Fair Attire


NEW THIS YEAR!!  Download the Guidebook app for all your 2017 Career & Internship Information (search "Regis Career Fair 2017"). 


Stay tuned for more career event info coming soon!