This program prepares you for a job in the exciting and growing field of cybersecurity. You will learn the basics of securing computers and computer networks. You will gain experience in basic forensic analysis and penetration testing.
Some work is done in teams to help prepare you for collaborating in the workplace.
Why study cybersecurity networking here?
Nashua Community College has a networking lab which contains Cisco routers and switches for student use. Each team of students works on their own pod of networking equipment for practical hands-on experience. The school is part of the Cisco Networking Academy program which gives us access to Cisco’s world-class networking classes. Faculty teaching the cybersecurity classes have many years of experience in the cybersecurity field.
People graduating from this program are prepared to take the following certifications:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Security+
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
- Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops
Job titles that you might look for include:
- Information Security Analyst
- Information Security Officer
- Network Security Analyst
- Digital Forensics Analyst
- Penetration Testers
|“Cybersecurity is a field that has more job openings than people to fill them. This will probably last for several years.” —Diane Fallier|