Why Earn Your Cybersecurity Degree at Saint Leo University?
The cyber security program in the College of Business at Saint Leo University exposes students to the fundamentals needed for entry-level positions involving cyber security. The program introduces students to a variety of topics, such as principles of cyber security, penetration testing and ethical hacking, various computer and network protection controls, and managing the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, procedures and countermeasures. Furthermore; students will experience and learn security tools and technologies that are used by cyber security professionals in their daily work activities. This is done through a virtual lab environment where students have the unique opportunity to fully immerse themselves in a mock IT infrastructure and real world software tools with realistic security scenarios. Those scenarios are similar to what students will encounter in their future cyber security career.
The field of cybersecurity is concerned with protecting computers, networks, programs, data or personal information from unauthorized access, theft, or destruction. Professional careers in cybersecurity are evolving rapidly as new risks and threats to information and information networks emerge. The demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is high, and is projected to continue growing as more companies and industries work to safeguard their information assets and computer networks.