Security and Cyber-Defense
If protecting computers, networks, programs and data from unintended or unauthorized access, change, destruction, and rescue excites you, then the Security and Cyber Defense Major program might be just what you are looking for! Network outages, data compromised by hackers, computer viruses and other incidents affect our lives in ways that range from inconvenient to life-threatening.
During your time at Thomas, this program will prepare you to protect systems using ethical hacking, integrate the technology, processes, organizational aspects of cyber security and more. Understand what cyber-war and cyber forensics means to ensure added opportunities in this fast-moving field. The program will lay a solid theoretical foundation, while adding a practical emphasis to ensure that you are able to be valuable in your job and able to build a solid career.
Small business, big business, State and Federal government seek graduates in the field with many more good-paying jobs than graduates. By including learning for the CISSP certification in the courses, students can gain two important qualifications with very little additional effort. If protecting your computers, networks, and personal data excites you, then Security and Cyber Defense is for you.