If you seek to be recognized as a cybersecurity problem solver in senior management, policy-making, consulting or in an analyst position, you will want to pursue this degree. And if you wish to demonstrate expertise in creating innovative, feasible solutions for challenging cybersecurity problems at the enterprise level, you will want to pursue this degree.
As a DIA student you will identify a challenging, focused, cybersecurity problem relevant to your interests. Then, utilizing existing empirical research you will systematically design a novel solution and assess its feasibility for addressing the problem. Your dissertation will thoroughly document what you did and how you did it. DIA graduates can use their dissertations to pursue publishing opportunities.