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Cybersecurity | BS
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity (online and on ground)
The major in Cybersecurity is a four-year learning experience leading to a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity (BSCS). This major is designed to prepare students for the evolving and dynamic field of cybersecurity, to safeguard organizations on the Internet, and to enter the cybersecurity field upon graduation. This major has an interdisciplinary focus on principles from computer science, law, and mathematics.
Anna Maria College students will be educated on ethical, legal, and the regulatory aspects of cybersecurity, including cyber laws, compliance, as well as privacy. Students will be able to navigate the complex ethical issues and laws, along with an understanding of the major problems associated with the lack of cybersecurity has had on society, companies, and households.
Students who complete the Cybersecurity curriculum will not only be prepared for a career as a cybersecurity professional, they will also be well positioned to obtain a number of certifications which will increase their employability, including Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and Certified Forensic Examiner. Anna Maria College students will be encouraged and mentored to seek out internships to gain practical experiences in the field.
CYS I – Introduction to Cybersecurity
This course will teach you how malicious actors use social skills and technology to facilitate cyber-attacks and provide you with the tools and information you need to defend against those attacks
CYS II – Cybercrime and Governance
Cybercrime is one of the biggest threats companies face on a daily basis, and they are constantly looking for new hires to help protect them. In this course, you will get a firsthand look at the methods used to commit cybercrimes.
CYS III – Modern Cybersecurity
In this course, you will learn about the changing landscape of cybersecurity, emerging technologies that are likely to be targeted, and new forms of cyber-attack being launched.
CYS IV – Network and System Security
Modern organizations know that even the strongest systems can be vulnerable to cyber-attacks. As a result, jobs in cybersecurity are rapidly expanding as companies look to secure their digital assets.
CYS V – Cyber Forensic
When cybercrimes do happen, you need to know how to respond. This course examines the tools and techniques used to perform cyber forensics and conduct investigations into cybercrimes.
CYS VI – Ethical Hacking
To stop a hacker, you need to be able to think like a hacker. In this course, you will learn hands-on techniques for attacking and penetrating networks and systems.
ITM I – Introduction to Information Technology Systems
Information Technology continues to be one of the most important topics in the modern workforce.
ITM II – Networking Technologies and Telecommunications
Whether a workplace is just a few people connected to a wireless router, or a financial giant, wired directly into the Nasdaq, it likely relies heavily on Network Technologies.
ITM V – Information Security and Data Protection
Imagine a world where people were trying to steal from every home, workplace, or bank – all the time. That’s the world of digital security.
CLOUD 0 – Google Cloud Computing Foundations
This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Cloud Computing, Infrastructure and Networking, and will explore how the cloud is used in a range of situations, including IT, App Development and Machine Learning.
Course Of Study
- Information Security Analyst
- Security Consultant
- Network Security Engineer
- Incident Responder
- Cybersecurity Analyst
- Penetration Tester
- Global intelligence
- Private investigation
- Internet security
- Loss prevention
- Data processing/Management
- Identify and explain common cyber threats and attacks, including malware, social engineering, and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
- Develop and implement security measures to protect systems, networks, and data against cyber threats and attacks.
- Assess and evaluate an organization’s current security measures and provide recommendations for improvements to mitigate potential cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
- Analyze and evaluate the security of computer and network systems, including identifying potential risks and vulnerabilities and providing recommendations for improvements.
- Apply ethical and legal principles to manage and secure information technology systems and data.
Develop and implement security policies and procedures based on industry best practices and compliance regulations.
- Apply principles of data privacy and confidentiality to protect sensitive information from unauthorized access or disclosure.
- Communicate effectively in writing and orally about cybersecurity concepts, practices, and initiatives to both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Conduct research and analysis on cybersecurity challenges and emerging trends to develop innovative and secure solutions.
- Apply knowledge and skills gained from coursework to real-world cybersecurity scenarios.