Why Can’t the Growing Cybersecurity Industry Recruit Recent Grads?

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It’s hardly a secret: Young people have been hit harder by this recession than any other age group. Companies have drastically slowed the rates at which they hire entry-level employees to cope with a shrinking economy. This has meant that the most highly educated generation in U.S. history is also taking the longest to get their careers off the ground.

But paradoxically, one of the few growth sectors of the U.S. economy right now is one that generates very little interest among millennials

With cybersecurity concerns increasingly dominating political and business conversations, the digital security industry is one of the fastest growing segments of an economy still reeling from the Great Recession. But a new survey from a leading defense technology company shows interest is low among those most in need of work. Read more…

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