Hampton Roads Cyber Security Firm Sera-Brynn Ranked in Top 10 Worldwide!
Company CEO Serves on ECPI University Newport News Campus Advisory Board
In a recent listing of the most innovative cybersecurity companies in the world, one Virginia firm made the top 10. Cybersecurity Ventures recently ranked Suffolk-based Sera-Brynn® number 10 on its global list of 500 Hot Cybersecurity Companies to watch in 2017.
Cybersecurity Ventures is the world’s leading researcher and publisher covering the global cyber economy. It delivers cybersecurity market data, insights, and ground-breaking predictions to a global audience of CIOs and IT executives, CSOs and CISOs, information security practitioners, cybersecurity company founders and CEOs, venture capitalists, corporate investors, business and finance executives, HR professionals, and government cyber defense leaders.
Sera-Brynn is a globally-recognized cybersecurity audit and advisory firm dedicated to helping its clients secure their computing environments and meet applicable mandatory industry and government compliance requirements in the most economic and efficient manner possible. In addition to PCI, FFIEC, HIPAA, NERC, GDPR and other standards, its security professionals are global leaders in developing, documenting and implementing FISMA, NIST, and DoD compliance requirements across a broad range of civilian and Department of Defense federal agencies and DoD support organizations.
Sera-Brynn is also the only Payment Card Industry Quality Security Assessor (PCI QSA) in North America partnered with a multi-billion dollar financial institution, which gives it a unique perspective into the economic aspects of meeting cybersecurity compliance requirements. The company works closely with nationally recognized accounting firms, the insurance industry, legal offices, and law enforcement at all levels to provide the highest level of cyber protection with the least amount of economic impact.
ECPI University is proud to say that Sera-Brynn CEO Rob Hegedus is a member of the cyber and network security advisory board at its Newport News campus. Highly-regarded professionals like Mr. Hegedus meet twice yearly to review ECPI University’s curriculum. Their insight and suggestions help ECPI keep its programs current and relevant to the needs of the job market.
Currently, the Newport News campus offers the following programs in cyber and network security:
- Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science with a Major in Cyber and Network Security – Cybersecurity Track
- Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science with a Major in Cyber and Network Security
- Master of Science in Cybersecurity
With one or more of these degrees, you can enter and advance in the growing cyber and network security sector. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 18 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. What’s more, the median annual wage for information security analysts was $90,120 in May 2015. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $51,280, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $143,770.
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in this profession, you can get there faster with ECPI University. Through our year-round, accelerated schedule, you can earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 2.5 years or a master’s degree in less than 16 months. To learn more, connect with a helpful admissions advisor at our Newport News campus.
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