Cybersecurity concentration prepares students with advanced skills and in depth knowledge for defending and developing secure software systems. The CT Department of Labor projects the need for Information Security Analysts to grow by 16.3% by 2024 with an average salary of $97,686. Having this concentration listed on the transcript will ensure employers that these graduates have knowledge of a wide range of computer science security issues that will distinguish them from other graduates.
The requirements of this concentration can be met by selecting the following electives as part of either the CS Honors or CS Alternative programs:
CS 291 Introduction to Computer Forensics
- CS 419 Usable Security and Privacy
- CS 455 Secure Software Development
CS 492 Computer Security
CS 493 Secure Software Systems
CS 494 Cryptographic Systems