Several UCCS students have explored the intersection of cybersecurity with their preferred field of study in LAS. The resulting papers, infographics, and videos demonstrate how cybersecurity impacts their respective fields… and ours!
Cybersecurity and Philosophy: An Intersection
Like criminals in the physical world, cyber criminals have evolved in their methods and tactics for engaging in unethical hacking. This has created the need for a cleverer cyberspace officer—one who thinks outside of the box. Enter, the cybersecurity professional with a Liberal Arts background.
Mathematics in Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity often evokes images of a hoard of programmers working to stay ahead of hackers, but in reality, cybersecurity is a multi-disciplinary science, incorporating social science, computer science, programming, information technology science, and especially mathematics. CLICK HERE to see the project infographic
Cybersecurity and Technical Communication and Information Design (TCID)
One of the primary issues of Cybersecurity is the complexity of the content. This creates opportunity for technical writing majors who can break down the complex information technology issues associated with cybersecurity and present them in digestible ways. CLICK HERE to see the project infographic
English Majors in Cybersecurity
Does the cybersecurity profession apply to English majors? Most philosophies of cyber and digital innovation and practice originate in literature. Ideas like artificial intelligence (AI), technogenesis, and ponderings on ethical concerns regarding digital practice were all conceptualized and popularized through literary minds. CLICK HERE to see the project infographic
Can Sociology Majors Work in Cybersecurity?
Sociology teaches cybersecurity professionals how to identify the vital link between social conditions and crime, and the link between cybersecurity and globalization.
Cybersecurity: A Valuable Skillset for TCID Students
Technical communicator jobs are numerous in the cybersecurity field – and the value these roles can bring to companies is vast. Explore various positions such as Technical Writer, Documentation Specialist, and others. CLICK HERE to see the project infographic
Cybersecurity from the Perspective of Economics
As a cybersecurity economist, one provides insightful value to employers by using powerful economic analyses and detailed research metrics to bolster the security of an organization's financial assets.