After completion of the program, students will be able to:
Identify risks, assess threats, and develop effective countermeasures aimed at protecting organizational assets on-premise and in the cloud.
Prevent common security threats, including implementing firewall and VPN technologies and perimeter defenses, conducting vulnerability and penetration testing and scanning networked systems.
Discuss relevant laws, regulations and frameworks as they apply to data privacy and cybersecurity operations.
Demonstrate the legal and technical aspects of a cybercrime investigation and the application of computer forensic tools.
The AAS in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy prepares students for entry-level positions in cybersecurity and data privacy. Graduates will be prepared to become leaders in cybersecurity, with a solid understanding of security technology and privacy laws, preparing them to make knowledgeable and responsible decisions. The program also offers students a transfer option to four-year institutions.