Concentration in Cybersecurity

August 22, 2017

Citing a 2016 report by the nonpartisan Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, former President Barack Obama stated “cybersecurity is one of the greatest challenges we face as a nation.” There’s a growing need for governments and businesses worldwide to address digital threats.

Clark University’s focus on cybersecurity skills enables our graduates to take a leadership position to address threats within organizations. The concentration provides students insight into security architectures, network security, risk assessment and management and cyber warfare as well as the evolving regulatory and standards environment. The programs’ curricula presents the latest approaches in countering cyber threats, and each class addresses threats faced by current information security professionals.

As cyber threats and malicious activity advance at exponential rates in scope, sophistication and severity, the demand is projected to increase for professionals in cybersecurity prevention, detection, and recovery operations. The programs are ideal for students who want to work in the growing field of cybersecurity, as well as for organizations that wish to send professionals and executives for additional training and certification in cybersecurity matters.