This program is intended for students who have already earned their baccalaureate degree and are already working in the Information Technology (IT) field in a traditional campus setting. Students who are interested in continuing their education as well as enhancing their credentials will find this program is designed to help them accomplish their professional goals.
"Information security is one of the fastest growing job markets in the country," explained UC's Vice President of Information Systems,
This program seeks to prepare candidates with the knowledge to develop and implement security policies and prepare them to manage compliance with the various federal regulations that apply to information security. This program also seeks to prepare candidates to create disaster prevention and recovery plans and help them recognize and prevent exploitation due to hardware, software and network configurations.
"It's impossible to watch the nightly news and not see a report of some form of security breach. This year alone we have seen identity theft, government funded espionage, and large corporate security breaches," said Grimes. "For example, the breach at Target earlier this year resulted in a 46% drop in profits and an additional
Through the (ISEC), UC strives to help students become leaders in the field of information security. Information security is dedicated to the pursuit of preventing or mitigating the risk of loss of data. With the combination of the ubiquitous nature of electronic information and the associated security risks, the field of information security has become a critical need for every organization.
For more information visit http://gradweb.ucumberlands.edu.
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