Prospective students interested in information systems security (IT programs) may enjoy accessing and managing the transfer and unauthorized access to data in cyberspace. Consumers, businesses and governments rely on computer technicians to secure Internet and web services for information and communications. Unauthorized access can compromise reliability, privacy and security resulting in financial loss, the release of confidential information, damages to computer systems, costly staff time to restore operations and diminished reputation.
Business and governments use systems security professionals to design, configure, implement, manage, support and secure reliable computer systems. The responsibilities of computer technicians in this field have increased in recent years as cyber attacks have become more sophisticated. Employees with skills and knowledge in systems security have become an important part of many information technology infrastructure teams.
ITT Technical institute offers IT Programs with degrees in Information Systems Security, introducing students to a variety of topics, such as assessing the security needs of computer and network systems, various computer and network safeguarding solutions, and managing the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, procedures and countermeasures. ITT Tech also offers an online degree program in Information Systems Security for those interested in an education that provides the type of flexible schedules that an online education offers.
Information Systems Security
This program offers graduates an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them pursue careers in a variety of entry-level positions involving information security.
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 edition.
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