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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CAREER TYPE

NETWORK SECURITY

Become the cyber world’s first line of defense.
Start your career in Network Security Technology.

 

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential:
$45,000 - $100,000+/YEAR

Education Required:
BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Skills Needed:
PROBLEM-SOLVING + COMPUTER SKILLS

Types of Employers:
OIL REFINERIES, PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

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Job Overview

Today, cyber threats pose a very real danger to businesses, organizations and individuals. Cyber attacks have become commonplace in our computer-driven world, and that translates into job opportunities for trained network security professionals. It’s no wonder that employment opportunities in the field are expected to grow at a faster-than-average pace.

Network Security Specialists work in virtually every industry, monitoring

computer networks for security threats and unauthorized users. They may identify compromised machines, analyze security risks, develop response procedures and recommend security measures to address threats. Other responsibilities may include developing and testing software deployment tools, firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

Employers typically require a bachelor’s degree. There’s a job waiting for you as a Network Security Specialist, so learn more about your educational options today.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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