The Information Security & Assurance program will introduce students to the nature, scope, and history of security services; essential elements of security; monitoring of networks; and identification of common attacks. Students will respond to incidents, coordinate and understand security policies, and implement security utilizing various operating systems. Technical competencies include the design, configuration, and implementation of networked systems.
The Associates of Applied Science degree is recommended for students who wish to eventually pursue a Baccalaureate degree or a management position in industry. The academic courses included in the A.A.S. degree will transfer on to Baccalaureate institutions and provide a broader training for industry.
Related Degrees and Certificates: Certificate, Information Security & Assurance , Marketable Skills Achievement Award, Information Security & Assurance