Protect Data and Systems with a Cybersecurity Major
We see it in the movies; hackers breach security lines and significant amounts of data are compromised. People are stealing money, identities and private information. What once was a Hollywood exaggeration has now become a leading issue in our technology-driven world. Because of this, cybersecurity is a booming field, and the industry needs educated individuals protecting our data.
Cybersecurity provides protection to information and prevents manipulation, modification or loss of data. In the Forbes article, “What it Means to Have a Culture of Cybersecurity,” it says, “Every 40 seconds a business falls victim to a ransomware attack.” Students who graduate with a Cybersecurity major from Urbana will learn layered security architecture and prevention techniques for technological invasions, keeping our information, and our world, safe from cyber-attacks.
Lead the Industry with a Multidisciplinary Education
Urbana’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree program exposes students to classes in technology, policy, architecture and management. These courses pair with programming, risk assessment and vulnerability scanning to teach students industry-standard cybersecurity methodologies. Students will also interact with local businesses where they will analyze the needs of the business, perform data analysis and develop plans to mitigate security risks.
Pair a B.S. in Cybersecurity with an Information Systems or Information Technology degree to fully encapsulate the progress of technology, and become a significant figure in its growth.