Cybersecurity Analysts are in demand as cyberattack threats increase.

Cybersecurity Analyst

The Cybersecurity Analyst program is comprised of 80 instructional hours covering systems security, network infrastructure, access control, risk mitigation, cryptography, organizational security, and monitoring and detecting security incidents. This program helps you prepare for two highly recognized IT professional certifications: CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+. Exam vouchers for certification exams, courseware, and test preparation tools are included in the fees. Click here for more information.

  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that information security analyst jobs will grow much faster than average, with 28% overall growth between 2016 and 2026.
  • Eight in ten managers indicate that IT security certifications are very valuable (38%) or valuable (42% in terms of validating security-related knowledge/skills or evaluating job candidates. Source: International Trends in Cybersecurity, CompTIA, 2016.

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

The CISSP digital badge program is designed for experienced IT security-related practitioners, auditors, consultants, investigators, or instructors, including network or security analysts and engineers, network administrators, information security specialists, and risk management professionals, who are pursuing CISSP training and certification to acquire the credibility and mobility to advance within their current computer security careers or to migrate to a related career. Through the study of all eight CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains, students will validate their knowledge by meeting the necessary preparation requirements to qualify to sit for the CISSP certification exam. Additional CISSP certification requirements include a minimum of five years of direct professional work experience in two or more fields related to the eight CBK security domains, or a college degree and four years of experience. Click here for more information.