Computing and IT

When it comes to conducting business in the modern age, the world has never been more digitally connected. That’s why staying up-to-date on the latest trends in computer science is critical for success. Developments in the realms of cybersecurity, data analysis, programming, coding, and other areas are all essential for modern businesses. Below, we have gathered relevant articles, tips, interviews, and how-to guides to help you better understand the role that computer science and IT can play in empowering you to advance in your career.

Homeland Security & Cybersecurity: Exploring the Intersection photo

April 2, 2019

Homeland Security & Cybersecurity: Exploring the Intersection

Uncover the three vital ways in which homeland security and cybersecurity intersect in today’s world.

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December 18, 2018

How to Become a Cybersecurity Analyst

Protecting our most precious data services requires someone with the right skills and abilities. Do you have the skills required for a career as a cybersecurity analyst?

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November 15, 2018

How to Break into a Career as an Ethical Hacker

The demand for ethical hackers—the front line of defense in cybersecurity—is at an all-time high. Find out how you can get started in a career that pays you to think like the bad guy while playing the company hero.

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October 4, 2018

Cybersecurity Careers: How to be Successful in a Growing Field

Here’s what you can do now to increase your marketability in the growing job market and build a successful career in cybersecurity.

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August 17, 2017

Data Scientist vs. Data Analyst: What's the Difference?

What's the difference between data scientists and data analysts? Though both individuals work with data, data analysts and data scientists have very different roles. Here are three things you should keep in mind when deciding which career path is right for you.

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June 21, 2016

Why This Alum Decided to Earn His Master's Degree in Computer Science

Alum Rick Keilty, senior software engineer at HourlyNerd, explains why he enrolled in Northeastern's Master of Science in Computer Science program and what the degree did for his career.

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