Ira Winkler on why cybersecurity degrees are worthless

Ira Winkler on why cybersecurity degrees are worthless

Date: Dec 13, 2012

Future security practitioners have more options than ever before when it comes to acquiring an education in cybersecurity. In addition to pursuing one of the many available security certifications, they have the option of earning a degree in cybersecurity from an undergraduate college or university. But does a college degree have the same value as a certification? According to security expert Ira Winkler, it does not.

In this video interview, Winkler, author of Spies Among Us, explains why cybersecurity degrees are worthless and how future security practitioners should go about acquiring their cybersecurity educations.

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