Career Description

Information security analysts protect the security of the computer network. They plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security of networks and confidential information. They ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will keep digital files and vital electronic files safe and respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

Academic Requirements

A bachelor’s degree program in computer security prepares individuals to work in cyber-security where their responsibilities would include protecting computers and computer systems from viruses, spyware, hackers, predators and other security breaches.

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