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Online Security

Online Security

It seems that everything will be computerized some day. Everything from the manufacture of goods to our national defense systems and infrastructure systems are being automated and run by networks of computers. Online security is a vital element in the overall plan to protect the nation. Not only are important systems vulnerable to attack over the Internet, personal credit cards and identities are being stolen over the Internet by criminals. Online security officers are working to better protect the citizens from those thieves and to protect the nation's critical systems from attack. Thieves and hackers are constantly updating their tactics and getting better at evading security systems.

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

  • MS in Cybersecurity Management
  • BS in Cybersecurity

Online

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs.

Programs:

  • BS - Cyber Security and Network Engineering

Locations: Warwick
Campus

Sullivan University is a private institution of higher learning dedicated to providing educational enrichment opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of its students.

Programs:

  • Computer Network Security / Forensics - AAS

Locations: Erlanger
Campus

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

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Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

Programs:

  • Cyber Security and Forensics

Locations: Dayton
Campus

Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017

Programs:

  • Cybersecurity (Professional Science Masters) - Online

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Get your career started with an education from Spencerian College.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security

Locations: Louisville
Campus

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Online

Since 1866, Davenport University has been providing students with real-world experience, giving them the edge they need to get the career they want.                                            
             

Programs:

  • Cyber Defense, BS

Online

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Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

Programs:

  • BS in Cybersecurity - Network Forensics and Intrusion Investigation
  • MS Cybersecurity - Computer Forensics
  • MS Cybersecurity - Electronic Crime
  • And more...

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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) can help get you from here to a new career!

Programs:

  • Network Administration and Security - Associate of Occupational Science

Locations: Lynchburg
Campus
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The situation has created a constant need for security systems to be updated and upgraded. Some federal jobs involving computers and network crimes deal with the tracking and capturing of computer hackers and criminals. Online security jobs deal more with the prevention and protection of computer systems and civilians.

While jobs in the online security field focus on computers and technology, there are many different types of jobs available. The qualifications one may need to be hired for work in online security are typically a degree in computer science or equivalent work experience. However, if one is not technically inclined, a degree in criminal justice may be sufficient to pursue a job in the administrative functions within the organizations. Jobs in online protection can be obtained through the government or with private companies that need to update or maintain their network security. In addition, the level of education and work experience is also a big factor in the salary one earns.