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PVCC 2023-2024 College Catalog 
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Cybersecurity (CSC)

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Career Studies Certificate
Code: 221-732-09

Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Cybersecurity is designed as an enhanced experience that will provide additional expertise to network specialist and those working in related fields, including updating technical skills, increasing content area knowledge, and augmenting abilities in the area of cybersecurity. Graduates will have the necessary skills to protect computing systems and networks that have an important impact on data confidentiality, integrity and availability. Graduates will be knowledgeable about computer network threats and appropriate responses.

Occupational Objectives: Network security specialists or Internet security specialists. The certificate will also help prepare graduates for the Security+, SSCP, CISM, and ISSP certification exams. This certificate will prepare graduates to function in public, private, and government organizations, in roles requiring assessment, operations, protection and improvement of network security systems. This program is aligned to the standards set forth by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.

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