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.