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Cybersecurity Minor

Become a Cybersecurity Professional and Help Our Nation Become Cyber Resilient
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    There Are Approximately 755,000 Cybersecurity Job Openings Nationwide

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    NC Employers are Seeking 23.5K Cybersecurity Professionals - No Matter Your Field, Understanding Cyber Threats and Having Strategies to Mitigate These Threats Are Essential

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    Among Public National Universities by U.S. News & World Report

Follow our alumni into careers in the cybersecurity world, such as:

Digital forensics, or cybercrime forensics, professionals are called in to investigate when information is stolen from a computer, network, web application, cellphone or another digital device.

Cryptographers are code makers while cryptanalysts are code breakers. Cryptographers create encryption codes to securitize sensitive data. Cryptanalysts are generally employed by law enforcement and government to decipher encryption codes.

Risk managers develop and communicate risk policies. In addition to understanding an organization’s risk, a risk manager defines the company’s risk appetite with strategies to minimize, eliminate or transfer risk.

The privacy officer is responsible for the organization’s privacy program including but not limited to daily operations of the program, development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures.

Security information specialists are integrated into the personnel, physical and counterintelligence security disciplines to ensure highly sensitive information in security processes is protected and handled following applicable laws and policies.

GIS security specialists deliver geospatial intelligence that provides a decisive advantage to policymaker, warfighter and intelligence professionals.

Cybersecurity Minor Overview

Cybersecurity Minor in Action