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
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Cybersecurity Specialization Degree

The Local Area Network Systems – Cybersecurity Specialization AAS degree is designed to prepare students for employment in the areas of internet, network, and operating system security.

BAS – Cybersecurity Degree

The Bachelor of Applied Science program will prepare students for a successful career in the field of Cybersecurity including coursework balanced between theoretical and technical competencies associated with the CIT profession to prepare students for a highly competitive field.

Computer Science & Information Technology Departmental Advising

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