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Networking and Information Technology Security

Planning, designing, installing, operating, managing and securing information technology (IT) infrastructure are essential skills for an IT‑related career. Learn these skills and more using leading-edge equipment and laboratories to apply core concepts in areas such as:

  • cloud computing
  • cryptography
  • databases
  • enterprise-level network engineering
  • forensics
  • fundamental and advanced networking
  • malware analysis
  • programming and scripting

The coursework prepares you to manage the continuing changes and challenges of the IT profession and pursue various levels of industry certification programs including Cisco, CompTIA and (ISC)². You may also choose to minor in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management or Operations Management.

Courses include:

  • IT Forensics
  • Law and Ethics of IT
  • IT Security Policies and Procedures
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Web Services and eBusiness Security
  • Networking I, II and III
  • Enterprise Network Management
  • Database Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Algorithm and Data Structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming

Career opportunities include:

  • database security manager
  • data centre specialist
  • information security analyst
  • network security engineer
  • system/network manager
  • web application manager
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