|Field of Study:||Computer and Information Sciences, General
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
|Description:||The increased reliance on computer systems, the Internet, connected technologies and smart devices has made cybersecurity a critical concern for organizations and individuals alike. Keeping devices, data and information secure and protected from risks and vulnerabilities is a critical area of activity for all organizations. This has led to an ever-growing increase in demand for individuals possessing the skills to assess, plan and implement a cybersecurity defense strategy. The 70-week Cybersecurity Specialist program can give you the training you need to pursue a career in helping to secure networked computer systems and their users. Your courses will cover everything you need to know about managing networks and computers, cybersecurity techniques, digital forensics, and more. You'll also get prepared to write exams for valuable industry certifications, including: Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+, Net+, Security+, CySA+, PenTest+; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). Upon graduation, you'll be ready to use your cyber security skills working for organizations of all sizes.