Upon successful completion of the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance /A.A.S. Degree program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of computing and information technologies and utilize software development I security analysis tools to produce effective designs / solutions for specific cybersecurity scenarios within a variety of computing platforms and employing a secure operational systems development process model;
  2. Identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly and professional literature relating to the fields of cybersecurity, information security, or information assurance, to help solve specific problems and to stay abreast of the rapidly changing security context;
  3. Participate as an active and effective member of a project team engaged in achieving specific implementation of functioning secure networks;
  4. Communicate, both orally and in writing, and negotiate with colleagues and other stakeholders including employees, managers, and executives. Negotiation and communication skills should also extend to all relevant external persons and organizations;
  5. Demonstrate sensitivity to and sound judgment on ethical issues as they arise in information security and cyber defense and adhere to accepted norms of professional responsibility;
  6. Integrate knowledge from other disciplines, such as economics, management science, psychology and human factors, with their technical expertise to arrive at practical solutions that work successfully in real organizations; and
  7. Use appropriate tools to detect an attack and determine appropriate remedial action based on its progress.
Last Updated: 12/12/17