Applied Cyber Security

Computer & Business

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Program Description
The Applied Cybersecurity program is designed to teach the body of technologies, processes and practices to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack damage and unauthorized access.

Preparation for Employment
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity related careers in the Information Technology career cluster. It also provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of cybersecurity.
Areas of Focus
►  Computer and Network Security
►  Security Vulnerabilities
►  Attack Mechanisms and Techniques
►  Intrusion Detection and Prevention
►  Cryptographic Systems
►  System Hardening
►  Risk Identification
►  Incidence Response
►  Penetration Testing Key Management
►  Access Control and Recovery
►  Specialized courses focus on Database Security, Planning and Analysis, Software and  Web Security.

Potential Employment Opportunities
►  IT Security Engineer

►  Information Security Analyst

►  Network Security Administrator

►  Security Specialist

►  Security Consultant

Length of Course

► 750 Hours

Course # OCP Course Name Hours
CTS0018 A Cybersecurity Associate 600
CTS0019 B Information Security Manager OR 150
CTS0021 B Data Security Specialist OR 150
CTS0060 B Software Security Specialist OR 150
CTS0085 B Web Security Specialist OR 150
CTS0089 B Information Security Administrator 150

Basic Skills Exit Requirements
► TABE Assessment:

Math 10

Reading 9

Language 9

Program Offered

► Fall and Spring Schedule
► Full-time: Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

► Summer Schedule
► Full-time: Monday through Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Funding / Financial Aid
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Program Experiences

Microsoft Tech Associate

An industry-recognized certification for those pursuing a career path in IT infrastructure, database design, or software development using Microsoft technologies.

CompTA Security+

CompTA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals int the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT.

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