Careers in Information Security
UMFK Information Security graduates tend to find a variety of careers in computer and technological-related fields. The following are some examples of careers that utilize an Associate of Science degree in Information Security:
- Computer Security Specialist
Responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information.
- Security Specialist
Responsible for analyzing the risks and threats to information assets, and then planning, coordinating, and implementing an organization's information security measures. Often work closely with network/system administrators, database administrators.
- Information Security Administrator
Responsible for all ongoing activities related to the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of business information in compliance with the organization's information security policies and procedures.
- Information Security Program Director
Responsible for the development and implementation of a university-wide information security program. This includes planning, managing, and coordinating the implementation of strategic initiatives to preserve the availability, integrity and confidentiality of University information resources.
Additional career paths include:
- Computer Security Officer
- Security Program Administrator
- Information Systems Security Officer
- Network Security Specialist
- Computer Security Technician
- Security Systems Analyst/Architect
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