Cybersecurity: one million open jobs

Exploring industries? Consider cybersecurity. A recent article shows a huge need for talented employees and that “more than a million jobs in the cybersecurity industry are vacant around the world.”

In the US, Massachusetts is a leader in cybersecurity – behind only California and Virginia in terms of the number of firms within the state. According to the Boston Business Journal, the local companies to make the list include:

7. RSA (division of EMC), Intelligence Driven Security, Bedford MA

9. Veracode, Application Security Testing, Burlington MA

48. Cryptzone, File & Data Encryption Platform, Waltham MA

53. Akamai Technologies, Secure Cloud & Mobile Computing, Cambridge MA

55. CloudLock, Cloud Information Security, Waltham MA

56. Bradford Networks, Network Security Automation, Boston MA

59. Bit9 + Carbon Black, Endpoint & Server Security Platform, Waltham MA

60. Corero, DDoS Defense & Security Solutions, Hudson MA

65. CounterTack, Real Time Attack Intelligence, Waltham MA

80. Core Security, Predictive Security Intelligence, Boston MA

94. Arbor Networks, DDoS Attack & Threat Protection, Burlington MA

98. Rapid7, Security Data & Analytics Solution, Boston MA

You may recognize many of these names from our career fairs and other career services events as these employers are consistently looking for Bentley’s talented students. To see the full Massachusetts list including 20+ others, visit

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand