Network Security Overview
Are you the type of person who likes challenge and who wants to help an organization stay ahead of anyone or anything that might harm its computer systems?
A career in Cyber Security and Network Security might be right for you. Now more than ever, as more business is conducted via the Internet, a person who is responsible for protecting computer networks is a valuable contributor to their organization.
Understanding how systems are vulnerable and knowing how to protect them from hackers, viruses, and other acts of cyber-terrorism is a high priority. It's not a game! This program provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for graduates to acquire entry-level employment as a network security specialist in a variety of settings.
A Bachelor Degree program is also available which prepares the graduate for more advanced and higher-level employment positions in the Network Security field.
What You Can Learn in Network Security
Through interactive, hands-on instruction, graduates are able to:
- Administer and manage networks.
- Create and manage user/group accounts and configure network routers.
- Assist in development and implementation of policies for disaster recovery, network security design and cyber security
- Participate in software installations, network upgrades, and end-user training.
- Assist customers in day-to-day network operations and troubleshooting.
Where You Can Go in Network Security
Employment opportunities for graduates include a variety of entry-level positions across a wide spectrum of industries within the cyber security and network security arena. Depending upon the position and employer requirements, eligibility for security clearances may be required.
Positions may typically include:
- Network Security Specialist
- System Security Technician
- Security Technician