Cybersecurity Specialist

Cybersecurity specialists detect, prevent and correct threats to the security of company networks. They might implement defense measures such as firewalls and encryption to protect an organization’s computer network from viruses and cyber-attacks. They may also monitor networks for threats, and investigate, report, and mitigate damage from security breaches.

Cybersecurity Technician skills:

  • Knowledge might include firewalls, routers, response techniques, prevention systems, authentication protocols, and different attack types
  • Ability to analyze security risks and develop response procedures
  • Ability to communicate and effectively teach others about cyber security
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills

Learn more:

Cybersecurity Certificates and Degree

Degree plans coming soon.
Contact Department Chair for advising.

MARY KOHLS, Department Chair
(512) 223-3185

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