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Cybersecurity Certificate

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  • CT iconThis certificate emphasizes an understanding of the following concepts related to cybersecurity: policies, intrusion detection systems, router security, and network security basics. This certificate prepares the student for the CompTIA Security + industry certification exam.

  • Careers

    Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high. Analysts will be needed to come up with innovative ways to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or creating havoc on computer networks. The federal government is expected to greatly increase its employment of information security analysts to protect the nation’s critical information technology systems. In addition, the health care industry will need greater technology security as the industry moves toward using more electronic records. Our programs prepare you for a career as:

    • Information Security Analyst
    • Information Management Specialist
    • Network Security Administrator
  • What You Will Learn

    • Security policies
    • Intrusion detection systems
    • Router security and protocols
    • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
    • Network security basics
    • Firewall implementation and management
    • Auditing tools
    • Basics of cryptography, biometrics and file encryption
    • Hardware and software designed to secure information network systems
    • Legal aspects of IT security
    • Data interpretation and report writing
    • WANs
    • Database techniques and programming
    • Fundamentals of Linux/Unix operating system
  • Continuing Your Education

    Our 18-credit-hour Cybersecurity Certificate prepares you for the CompTIA Security+™ Certification, Cisco CCNA CyberOps and Certified Ethical Hacker. This certificate transfers to our IT Security A.S. degree, which transfers to our bachelor's degree in Technology Development and Management.

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