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Three students working on computers in SJU Cyber Security Lab

Information Security vs Cyber Security: Are They the Same?

In the digital world we live in today, the terms “information security” and “cybersecurity” are often used interchangeably. However, despite their similarities, the two concepts have a few key differences that are important to understand.

This blog post explores these concepts in detail, breaking down the key distinctions and similarities between information security and cybersecurity. Additionally, we delve into the exciting world of cyber and information security careers, uncovering overlapping skills and discussing what you can do with a master’s degree in this dynamic field.

Katarina Kobetitsch
Katarina Kobetitsch
St. John's University Student Taking Cyberstalking Precautions

Cyberstalking Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore

In today’s digital world, social media platforms offer avenues for personal connection. However, along with the benefits come risks, such as technology-facilitated crimes like cyberstalking. Despite the convenience of online interactions, it’s essential to remain on guard against the potential threats posed by anonymity and misuse of digital platforms.

St Johns Student Shaolin Barid
Shaolin Barid
Teacher pointing to computer monitor while students observe in cyber security lab

The Impact of Cybersecurity

Imagine a world where all of your data—your personal, private, and sensitive data—was available
to anyone. No protection. No coverage. Now imagine that tenfold. Thousands of users’ data out
there for anyone to see.