The Network Security program prepares students to secure computer networks and protect them against unauthorized intrusions while establishing a foundation in the field of network design and administration. The program has an emphasis on operations, hardening and administration of network security devices. Graduates of the AS Program in this concentration acquire a skill-set that allows the student to collect and analyze system logs, perform network penetration testing, and install and operate IDS/IPS, VPNs, firewalls and honeypots.
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The program is designed for students seeking careers in Network Security and provides training for the implementation and administration of secure computer networks. Courses cover well-known IT certifications, including CompTIA Security+, Linux+, Network+, Certified Network Defender, and Checkpoint Certified Security Administrator.
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Industry Certifications: This program prepares students for the following certifications:
Graduates of this program may be employed in job roles such as these: