Information Systems Security Specialist

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Cyber-security, including computer and information systems security, is a rapidly growing area. Both private and public sector enterprises including federal, state and local governmental units are looking for people who have specialized knowledge, skills and abilities related to cyber-security. This degree prepares students for entry-level employment in support positions related to endpoint security, network security, Web security, information security education and training and much more. Cyber-security includes operations that protect and defend both information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality and nonrepudiation. This includes providing for the restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities. Information security systems provide protection against unauthorized access to or modification of information, whether in storage, processing or transit.

Program Name: 
IT-Information Systems Security Specialist
Program Number: 
10-150-4
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Associate Degree
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  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$44,000
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