Developing cyber ‘athletes’ ready for competition, good careers: Guest commentary

Ron Pike, a professor of computer information systems, weighs in on how to develop cyber athletes fit for competition.

“Students do not show up untrained and unskilled seeking to become Division I basketball players, and in that vein we need trained cyber athletes. We must instill the same skill development framework and mentality of athletes in students to foster cybersecurity talent and address the growing cyber skills gap prevalent across industries.”

This story appeared on Whitter Daily News on March.21.