Cybercrime is everywhere. It can involve stealing a person's personal information, stealing trade secrets or taking down a city's infrastructure.
With the goal of preventing new cyberattacks in mind, the House of Representatives in April passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), and parts of the controversial PRISM program, the National Security Agency's online spying tool, have the same goal.
Though cybercrime is a terrifying thought, its pervasiveness means that "there is strong demand for computer experts who can keep cybercriminals at bay," according to government officials. And as OnlineSchools.com has shared in the following infographic, these trends in hacking are helping to usher in a new breed of soldier – the cyberwarrior.