CYBERSECURITY DIPLOMA

Overview

Today, everything is digital. That’s why the world needs more people trained in computer forensics who can stay one step ahead of hackers and identity thieves. Sullivan Tech’s computer security degree programs for this intensely in-demand field will prepare you to secure and defend networks against internal and external threats.

The need for experienced cyber security specialists has skyrocketed in recent years, and employment for positions such as that of an information security analyst are projected to grow by as much as 37% by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Objectives

The Cybersecurity Diploma focuses on teaching you how to fill such roles as:

  • Network technician
  • Help Desk coordinator
  • LAN/WAN administrator
  • Firewall administrator
  • Security consultant
  • Web security analyst
  • Security architect
  • Information security specialist
  • Computer forensics examiner
  • Security manager
Highlights

With a focus on network offense and defense techniques and forensic data analysis, Sullivan University’s Cybersecurity degree programs are highly experiential and rely on the latest equipment and software. Integral to the curriculum is thorough preparation for industry certifications, including: A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, SCNS, SCNP, SCNA, MCTS, CCENT and CCNA.

Courses
CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours64
CSC 105Introduction to Programming4
CSC 111Introduction of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance4
CSC 207Cybersecurity Threats, Attacks, and Defense4
ENG 101Composition I4
ENG 102Composition II4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
MNE 108Computer Hardware Fundamentals4
MNE 109Computer Network Fundamentals4
MNE 111Administrating Windows4
MNE 112Administrating Windows Server4
MNE 203Introduction to Linux4
MNE 210Active Directory4
MNE 211Network Infrastructure4
MNE 213Computer Security Fundamentals4
MTH 101College Mathematics4
MTH 201College Algebra4
More

What are some websites with more information on the Computer Network Security & Forensics field?

http://www.nsa.gov/ America’s code breakers and code makers, the core missions of the NSA and CSS are to protect U.S. national security systems and to produce foreign signal intelligence information. Their website includes cryptologic heritage and historical information on the agency and its evolvement.

http://www.staysafeonline.org/ The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is the pre-eminent public-private partnership working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), corporate sponsors and partners and nonprofit collaborators to promote cyber security awareness for home users, small and medium sized businesses, and primary and secondary education.

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