BS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Information Assurance and Security specialization
Information systems play an important role in the infrastructure that supports commerce, banking, telecommunications, health care and national security, driving the need for qualified information assurance and security specialists. New financial and health care regulations related to privacy and security, along with a growing move to more vulnerable wireless systems, have also increased the importance of these skills. This online Bachelor's program in Information Assurance and Security is designed to help you acquire and apply the latest tools, techniques, and methods of securing an enterprise, while building the business and communication skills you need to influence internal decision making and enhance organizational effectiveness.
The courses in this specialization reflect the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) body of knowledge frameworks developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.
Capella is one of the select four–year colleges and graduate-level universities designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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With your Bachelor's in Information Assurance and Security from Capella, you'll design technical strategies for mitigating risks to information assets and learn to validate accuracy and integrity of information assets through audit, management and models. You'll also learn how to balance risk and benefit associated with information assets. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Information Assurance and Security include application security specialist, computer security specialist, data security analyst, information security manager or network security administrator. Potential workplaces include: bank or financial firm, global technology company, government, higher education or information technology consulting firm.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
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