Applied Cybersecurity is an intensive IT program combining both lecture and hands-on training in the areas of computer hardware, operating systems, networking technologies and design, and applied cybersecurity from both a defensive and offensive perspective.
The content includes but is not limited to foundational knowledge and skills in computer and network security, security vulnerabilities, attack mechanisms and techniques, intrusion detection and prevention, cryptographic systems, system hardening, risk identification, incidence response, penetration testing, key management, access control, and recovery. Specialized courses focus on database security, planning and analysis, software, and web security.
This program provides students with a well-rounded training program, which thoroughly prepares students to take and pass two nationally-recognized CompTIA certifications: Network+ and Security+. Graduates possessing these skills and certifications are well-prepared to acquire entry-level employment within the exciting fields of information technology and information security.
This program is eligible for Veteran’s Administration Education Benefits.
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