Cybersecurity Area of EmphasisWVU Tech's Cybersecurity Area of Emphasis (AOE) is a track designed for Computer Science majors.
Check out our faculty members sharing insights about the cybersecurity field in these YouTube videos.
Career OutlookAccording to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, cybersecurity jobs are expected to grow by 31% through 2029. That's more than 40,000 new openings in the next few years; not to mention the 400,000 current openings in the industry.
- Information security analyst
- Cybersecurity consultant
- Application security administrator
- Data security analyst
- Network security administrator
- Vulnerability analyst/penetration tester
- IT security architect
All the technical skills you'll need to take on a career in cybersecurity.
Secure Software Development
Learn about the role of security in the software development lifecycle, how to design secure software and industry best practices for keeping your software safe.
Attacks and Countermeasures
You'll explore the day's trends in cybersecurity. You'll conduct hands-on experiments in the practice of cyber defense. You'll even learn about ethical hacking.
Host Based Cyber Defense
Today's connected world is vulnerable to all manner of cyber attacks. So we'll teach you how to defend hosts, clients, devices, servers and the Internet of Things (IoT).