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  Jun 15, 2024
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Cyber Defense, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Defense equips students the knowledge and hands-on skills to design, manage and secure zero trust networks. Students with this degree learn to use cyber defense tools to conduct threat and risk analysis, monitor network traffic for indicators of compromise, respond to network intrusions and gather evidence to be used in prosecuting cybercrime. Completion in this program prepares a student for industry certifications such as CompTIA Security +, CompTIA Linux+, FortiNet Network Security Expert (NSE4) and the CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CySA+).

With this award, you  may seek jobs such as:

Cyber Security Analyst / IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Related awards

Cyber Defense; Level I Certificate   

CompTIA Linux+ Certification Preparation (OSA)   

CompTIA Security Certification Preparation (OSA)  

Total Credit Hours Required: 60

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s)

A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.

Additional Program Information

This Associate of Applied Science will prepare students to design, implement and secure computer networks.  Students with this degree will be able to install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, respond to cyber attacks and in some cases, gather data and evidence to be used in prosecuting cyber crime.


CIP Code:  11.1003
Major Code:  CDEF

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