MUO article 'Will Cybersecurity Become a Popular eSport?' discusses why cybersecurity in eSports could usher in a new era for white-hat hackers.
The article poses the question, "how do you tackle the growing problem of cybersecurity vulnerabilities?" As it turns out, assistance might come from a seemingly unlikely place: the eSports industry. Or more precisely, the US Cyber Games®.
It's often said that gaming helps people learn skills to excel in the cybersecurity realm. For example, some academic professionals rank problem-solving as the most important skill for a person pursuing any computer science career. Many top video games require players to show that trait, particularly when completing missions to advance through levels.