Why Choose the Network Operations & System Security (NOSS) Program?
The NOSS program (formerly known as Computer Networking & Information Systems Security) prepares students to pursue careers in a variety of entry- to mid-level positions including, but not limited to, help desk, network system administration, and cybersecurity. Our instructors prepare students for careers involving the protection of information on computers and networks against unauthorized access or modification of information and the denial of service to authorized users. Includes those security measures, both physical and virtual, necessary to detect, document, and counter such threats. Curriculum content includes basic and advanced computer and networking skills, physical and virtual security processes, and procedures, and introduction to security management, planning, and recovery.
How Long It Takes:
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST
Median annual pay in Washington:
$104,210 per year.
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Meet Your Instructors
Kelly has a degree in Computer Science and has had over 21 industry and IT certifications. Kelly has taught at CPTC for more than 10 years, and in 2011 he was awarded an honorary membership into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. He has also been awarded the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence in Teaching Award and the Puget Sound Energy Distinguished Faculty Award.
Don brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the Network and Computer Security industry. Don has an associate degree in Electronic Technology and maintains certifications in A+, MCP, 2008 Server Administration and ITAA Information Security Awareness, as well as multiple FEMA certifications. He has been with the CNISS program since its inception.
Jeff has degrees in Information Systems Application and Management. In the military, he worked at every level of security, from practitioner to program manager. He’s been a systems administrator, webmaster, and online course developer. His certifications include A+, Linux+, and the CCNA. He is CPTC's certified Cisco CCNA instructor.