Information Systems Security Professionals will be able to:
read and interpret technical literature and convey technical information through verbal and written communication;
analyze critically and solve real world security issues understanding the legal and ethical concerns;
demonstrate security awareness in order to analyze critically and react to new developments in their field;
utilize the critical thinking skills to collect, analyze and interpret technical data collected through investigation and experimentation; and
implement simple computer networks and firewalls to gain hands-on experience.
Specific Degree Information:
The goal of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Information Systems Security Professionals credential is to provide students with the skills needed to manage an organization’s network security needs. The program prepares individuals to function as entry-level network security specialists, to keep network assets secure, conduct forensic analyses, practice encryption techniques, and organize security management.
Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.
Required Courses for Certificate of Technical Studies in Information Systems Security Professionals: