As technology advances at a rapid rate, protecting individuals, companies,government entities and global organizations from cyber threats is becoming a huge sector, with career opportunities spanning the globe. Our Bachelor of Science in Computing Security has been designed to prepare you to excel in this rapidly growing area.
If you love computer science, crave a program that offers a hands-on curriculum and a range of active learning experiences and gives plenty of opportunities for independent exploration at an advanced level, the Bachelor of Science in Computing Security will be a perfect.Considered a leading program in computing and network security and forensics by industry experts including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense and the National Security Agency, the degree offers you a high level of specialization beyond what is provided by more general majors in Information Systems or Information Technology.
You’ll begin by getting to grips with a wide breadth of computing disciplines including programming, scripting, databases, computing security, cryptography, security policy, networks, systems and network administration. You’ll then have the chance to focus on a particular area of security such as forensics, mobile device forensics or network/computing system security.
By the time you graduate you will be an expert in the identification of computer security vulnerabilities, the detection of computer security exploits, and the prevention or mitigation of the resulting attack, making you highly employable. Your job responsibilities may include security assessment, cybersecurity, network security, computer and network forensics, cryptography, penetration testing, information security risk management, and cyber policy & law.[/vc_column_text]