The WikiLeaks story has drawn a lot of attention to the vulnerability of countries and companies to cyber attacks and espionage. The critical issues for the government, utilities and other infrastructure owners is recruiting and hiring competent professionals to handle these threats.
The Smart Grid is a core component of the alternative energy strategy. Without it, the whole point of new energy development is lost. There will be good opportunities for those who are looking for potential job opportunities with the Grid. read more
Information Security professionals (CISSP) will play an integral part in the green economy. Not only will they protect the SMART grid from the usual enemies of a network (viruses, worms and other malware) but they will also have a key role in national security