Kenneth L Williams, Ph.D. CISSP, is director of the Center for CyberDefense at American Public University System. As a member of the National CyberWatch Center's (NCC) Curriculum Standards Panel, he is helping to develop the nation’s first Open Education cybersecurity curriculum.
Today, cyber breaches cost the U.S. more than $100 billion a year. While organizations are actively procuring new cybersecurity technology, they’re not investing enough in people, skills and talent. And according to ISACA, a non-profit information security advocacy group, a global shortage of two million cybersecurity professionals is expected by 2019.