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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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