Help fight the escalating frequency, sophistication and high costs associated with software attacks by earning your Information Security degree from SNHU.
Focusing on information security as it relates to the design and development of computer software, you'll explore the current landscape of vulnerabilities, risks and security disciplines. You'll also investigate network and systems vulnerabilities, and the implications for software design and development. Key courses in the information security curriculum allow students to:
- Learn secure programming principles to develop robust and secure code
- Reverse engineer software into formats that can be deciphered and analyzed
- Explore cybersecurity and information assurance concepts for secrecy, integrity, and availability of information
This Information Security program provides a hands-on, practical approach to software development, where you'll learn to program in C++, Java and Python; use industry-standard software development and testing tools like Eclipse, Netbeans, and OpenGL; and deploy on platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac, tablets, and smartphones.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score