What is cyber security?

I emailed my community college counselor and i told her that i was about to graduate and that i've been studying cisco (computer networking). She told me that i should reconsidered what i want to major in and go into cyber security. She claims that i can get a high possibility job with the government and to... show more I emailed my community college counselor and i told her that i was about to graduate and that i've been studying cisco (computer networking). She told me that i should reconsidered what i want to major in and go into cyber security. She claims that i can get a high possibility job with the government and to me honestly that doesn'tt sound too bad. What are your thoughts. She also mentioned that there is a certain FULL TIME scholarship i can get if i go into that field. Its not like i am giving up computers completley but it sounds like a good oppurtunity