Description: Network Security is a high priority for computing professionals, in business organizations, government agencies, the military, and any proprietary setting. Students choosing this specialization will come to understand the evolution of computer security; applied computer operations and security protocols; data transmission and storage protection methods via cryptography; ways of identifying, understanding and recovering from attacks against computer systems; methods of security breach prevention; network systems availability; applications security, recovery and business continuation procedures; and counter systems penetrations techniques.
Potential careers for students interested in Network and Information Security:
- Wireless Networks Security Administrator
- Network Security Analyst, Information Assurance Engineer
- Firewall Administrator
- Digital Crime Analyst
- Computer Infrastructure Protection Specialist
Choose 8 courses for the Specialization.
|IT 220||Wireless Networks Security||Fall and Spring|
|IT 230||Computer & Network Systems Security||Fall and Spring|
|IT 310||E-Commerce Technology||Fall and Spring|
|IT 330||Computer Forensics||Fall and Spring|
|IT 331||Privacy and IT||Fall and Spring|
|IT 332||Digital Crime||Fall and Spring|
|IT 400||Information Technology and the Law||Fall and Spring|
|IT 430||Ethical Hacking for Administrators||Fall and Spring|
|CS 332||Operating Systems Principles||Fall and Spring|
|CS 356||Introduction to Computer Networks||Fall and Spring|
|CS 357||Fundamentals of NetworkSecurity||Fall ONLY|
|CS 458||Technologies of Network Security||Spring ONLY|
Please contact the department if you have any questions about Math/Science requirements.
Please visit the NJIT Undergraduate Catalog for all course descriptions.