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Cybersecurity

Demand for IT Security Specialists is Soaring

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT Security Specialist employment will increase by 37% from 2012 to 2022, over 3-times faster than the 11% average for all occupations, placing this network security position among the nation's fastest growing positions.

Top 20 Online Cybersecurity Programs

The Cybersecurity programs prepare students and professionals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating, or protecting critical computer systems, information, infrastructures, and communications networks from cyber crime, cyber fraud, and cyber espionage. Webster University students who complete an undergraduate degree with an emphasis in cyber security, a cybersecurity degree, or a graduate certificate program are able to effectively propose solutions to securing cyber networks and ensure online security.

Students will be well-versed to apply their knowledge and critical thinking related to domestic and international legal systems, private and public policies, and ethics, as they apply cybersecurity to:

  • Digital Information protection
  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Cyber Fraud & theft
  • Cyber Intelligence & counterintelligence
  • Digital forensics
  • Pre-emptive and strategic force operation application situations

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