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  • Program Description

    The world runs on computers. This program is designed to give you a practical perspective on computer security, and approaches computer security in a way that anyone can understand. Learn how networks handle routing, DNS, load-balancing, and more. You'll receive light training in software development applications and other interactive media for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and gaming applications that can run on a variety of platforms, then execute security measures to keep that data secure. (If you're seeking a game programming emphasis, see Game Programming & Virtualization)

  • What will my classes be like?

    Explore the fundamental building blocks of Cybersecurity. We will delve into Cybersecurity, giving a working knowledge of the vocabulary and the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. These cyberattacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information, extorting money from users, or interrupting normal business processes. This program will help you discover what cyber path is right for you!

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    Students in this class are eligible to receive 6 college credits from the College of Lake County.

    Year 1:

    • CIT 131 - Windows Operating System, 3 credits
    • CIT 139 - Cisco: Introduction to Networks, 3 credits


    Job Opportunities

    • Cybersecurity Architect
    • Cybersecurity Engineer
    • Cybersecurity Manager
    • Cybersecurity Specialist
    • Digital Forensic Analyst
    • IT Support Specialist
    • Network Security Operator
    • Penetration Tester
    • Security Tester
    • Vulnerability Analyst