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Cybersecurity + Networking Specialist

Securing Your Success

Cybersecurity + Networking Specialist

Training Time: 6-12 months

A high salary. Flexible hours. An exciting, innovative, ever-changing field. Would you believe us if we said that you can achieve all of this with as little as six months of training? In Upstate SC, you can. Hack into a career as a cybersecurity + networking specialist, where you’ll play a major role in securing information systems and setting up IT teams for success. The day-to-day of this career path includes protecting systems from cybersecurity risks, threats, and vulnerabilities, along with detecting, investigating and analyzing security events. Grow the network of Upstate SC’s IT industry by exploring cybersecurity training programs below.

  • High-End Earners (Top 10%) in the Upstate:

    $143K

  • Median Annual Salary in the Upstate:

    $78K

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Cybersecurity Certificate in Applied Science

This program is designed to help students learn core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Topics covered in this Cybersecurity Certificate program include penetration testing, ethical hacking, security analyst, forensic investigator, and secure web programming. 

Training time required: 12 months

Cybersecurity Certificate

The program will provide students with the concepts and skills of the fast growing field of cybersecurity, ethical hacking and forensics, security of systems, and network infrastructure in business and industry. Students will learn how to protect networks and defend information systems from attack.

Training time required: 8 months

Certified Information Systems Security Professional

In today's online world, information security has become a critical part of virtually every organization—no matter the industry. The demand for information security professionals is expected to surge, as the forces of "good" and "bad" continue to battle for control and use of online information. You can join the side for "good" when you earn your Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. Earning your CISSP is a must for cyber security professionals who want to get ahead in this important field.

Training time required: 6 months

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