Brian Krebs reported earlier this week about a suspected breach of credit and debit cards at Goodwill Industries stores in at least 21 states. So when the 2013 Verizon DBIR reported a steep decline in breaches in the retail sector, I guess that was an incentive for the hackers. Goodwill is just the latest major retail chain to be hacked.
If you’re about to graduate high school or are early in your college years and looking for a career field with long term grow and job security, maybe you should consider any one of the fields within information security. I think there are a lot companies that will be looking for help in the near future.