Why Work in Cybersecurity?
As we continue to become ever more connected through digital devices and data, the need for cybersecurity professionals grows.
With our increasing dependence on online technology, security is crucial for business, consumers, and government, to protect systems from cyber threats and attacks. A degree in Cybersecurity will provide you with the skills to protect valuable data assets and to anticipate and avoid threats to data integrity.
Coursework will cover the tools and systems used to monitor, mitigate, and prevent online threats.
Cybersecurity specialists work to keep computer information systems secure. Some of the top cybersecurity positions include: Security Analyst, Security Architect, Security Software Developer, Security Engineer, Information Security Officer, and Penetration Tester.
High School Preparation
High school coursework that will support a student in his or her pursuit of degree in the computer science track includes experience in Mathematics, Science, and Writing.