Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
The information Assurance and Cybersecurity program is a new technical degree option that will prepare your to work in the rapidly evolving, high-demand; high wage world of cybersecurity.
What Jobs Can I Get?
Information Security Analyst (SOC code 15-1122): Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Source: Idaho Department of Labor, EMSI, HWOL, O*NET
How Long Will it Take?
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE (AAS)
INTERMEDIATE TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE (ITC)
BASIC TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE (BTC)
Learning Outcomes for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
- Install, configure, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot computer hardware and software.
- Setup, configure secure and troubleshoot basic network hardware and services.
- Implement, monitor, and maintain network servers including web servers and network applications.
- Employ professional, team, and ethical behaviors that contribute to continued employability accounting for technological advances.
- Design, implement, operate, and troubleshoot enterprise network and server infrastructure to meet technical and business requirements.
- Design, implement, test, and evaluate software components and systems meeting given requirements
- Identify cyber threats, create strategies to locate and recover evidence, and perform forensic analysis
- Educate users about cyber threats, monitor security systems, and prepare appropriate documentation.