Degree Programs

Ride The Cybersecurity Wave

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo computer science instructor says now is the time to prepare for a career with a rock-solid future.

From cyberwar to cyberdoom, the cyber lexicon continues to expand, leading one to think, perhaps, that cybersecurity is a relatively new field.

Not true, according to Saint Leo University computer science instructor Eva Groudas. Historically speaking, cybersecurity has been around for a long time.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Computer Science

4 Things That May Surprise You About A Career In Computer Science

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 13, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Whether you’re interested in developing software, safeguarding organizations’ sensitive data, or creating technical solutions to business problems, check out these four facts that could impact your career.

Shenell Tyson of Pooler, Georgia has always loved technology, particularly the way it enables people to connect and communicate.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems

Making An Impact With An Online Cybersecurity Degree

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Mar 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A master’s degree in cybersecurity strengthens IT specialist’s ability to help protect important data for U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Starting his career in 1995 as a computer technician and instructor, Robert Rutledge has worn multiple hats in the information technology field. His roles have ranged from systems engineer to network security administrator to PC network administrator, and he has worked across a wide range of industries.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Undergraduate Online Cybersecurity Degree And Computer Science Offered [Video]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Feb 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

New online degree programs prepare students for in-demand technology careers.

Update: Since this post was originally published, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Saint Leo University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2021.

To meet the needs of busy professionals seeking the convenience and flexibility of an online degree program to attain their educational and career goals, Saint Leo University has expanded its online programs in the rapidly growing field of computer science and information systems.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems

Saint Leo Partners With World Leader In Cybersecurity Certification

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Nov 16, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Initiative with (ISC)² aimed at bridging the cybersecurity workforce gap increases opportunities for students to earn in-demand certifications.

Saint Leo University is partnering with the highly respected organization (ISC)², the largest non-profit information security body worldwide, to offer students and working professionals increased opportunities to earn the most sought-after certification credentials in the cybersecurity field.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Meet Online Cybersecurity Degree Student Ali Elnaamani

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 26, 2015 8:00:00 AM

A cybersecurity professional who helps safeguard hundreds of power plants, Ali Elnaamani enrolled in Saint Leo’s online cybersecurity degree program to advance in this high-demand field.

During a project meeting for Siemens in San Diego, Saint Leo alumnus Ali Elnaamani experienced first-hand the chaos that ensues when a major city loses electrical power.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Online Master’s in Cybersecurity: Top FAQs

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 19, 2015 7:51:00 AM

With the demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals soaring, the number of degree programs that can arm students with the skills needed to defend vulnerable networks is also increasing. How do you find the one that’s right for you?

It comes as no surprise that cybersecurity jobs are growing at 12 times the overall job market.

As technology evolves, so does the cybercrime landscape, making cybersecurity professionals in demand more than ever before. By 2020, the need for cybersecurity workers in the United States will reach 6 million – a demand that will far exceed workforce projections of 4.5 million.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Put Your Cybersecurity Degree To Work For The FBI 

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 12, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Veteran FBI Cyber Special Agent shares what it’s like to work for the Bureau and how to get started.

You’ve always dreamed about a job with the FBI. And now you’re thinking about a master’s cybersecurity degree.

Great move. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is at an all-time high, particularly in the nation’s leading law enforcement agency.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity And Cybercrime: 5 Questions For Dr. Marwan Omar [Video]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 5, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo computer science professor shares his thoughts on the changing cybercrime landscape.

This October marks the 12th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Amid the daily headlines about massive data breaches and dire warnings about individual identity theft and scams of every ilk, it could be said that we’re finally getting the message about cybercrime and taking action.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Cyber Security Training In Tampa, Fla.

Posted by Eric Smith on Apr 6, 2015 10:45:05 AM

Although there are lots of reasons to relocate to sunny Tampa, you can add one more to your list:  cybersecurity training.

That’s right! Tampa is the country’s destination city for advanced, diversified, and cutting-edge cybersecurity. While you don’t necessarily have to reside in Tampa Bay, you must be a resident of the neighboring counties to participate in the mentorships with local Tampa Bay area businesses and organizations.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

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