In the hands of bad actors, patient data could be used for extortion, espionage and even targeted assaults
- Patient data that is captured by cybercriminals can create billions in liability for hospitals and other health data custodians
- There is a significant shortage of cybersecurity workers, particularly those in the District and Maryland
- A lack of US workers with cybersecurity training has been called a national security threat
- These jobs often dont require a post-secondary degree.
- Training, certifications, and experience can provide job seekers a pathway to cyber entry level jobs
- Starting salaries for these jobs are $50,000 – $90,000