Organizations increasingly process and store data and information on computers and networks. With the growing threat of cyber attacks or security breaches of organizational databases and network infrastructure, security graduates are expected to understand information security beyond simple terminology and concepts. The Cyber Security Administration Certificate program is a concentration in the Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology. This entry-level program provides the basic skills and techniques to secure software, hardware and networks. Students learn to securely configure and administer Windows and Linux servers, which are the common environments to protect and secure an organization’s critical information assets and business systems.
This certificate is 32 quarter credit hours and may be taken as a stand-alone certificate in 12 months for part-time students, or it may be incorporated into a degree program.