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Pennsylvania State University College of Information Sciences and Technology

At IST, we're about creating intelligence. The digital age has made the world smaller, faster, more interactive and increasingly mobile. But no matter how fast and smart machines become, they still rely on the power of human creativity. It’s people that create new ways to look at and evaluate the infinite opportunities of the digital age. IST draws on a variety of knowledge disciplines to help individuals unlock the power of their own creativity and fuel the world’s most powerful problem solving machine—the human mind.

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Explore the social, ethical, and policy issues surrounding information technology.
$6955.00
Online - Certificate
Adult
Our certificate program is designed to prepare you for a leadership role in any ISTrelated field. You can enhance your existing skills or prepare for further study as you explore the social, ethical, and policy issues surrounding information technology.
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understanding of how information technologies are used and how they support organizational functions, project management, teamwork, problem solving, and presentation skills.
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Online - Undergraduate Degree
Adult
The 125-credit Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences and Technology (IST) online degree program, with the Integration and Application option, will give you the skills needed to succeed in the global marketplace. This program will enhance your knowledge of core information technologies and prepare you to apply that knowledge in a real-world setting. Through a combination of independent study and team projects with fellow students, you will build an understanding of how information technologies are used and how they support organizational functions, project management, teamwork, problem solving, and presentation skills.

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Learn how to determine the required confidentiality, integrity, and availability of an asset (i.
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Online - Undergraduate Degree
Adult
The 120-credit Bachelor of Science in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) online degree program looks at how to design secure systems, evaluate and measure risk, and ensure that proper levels of privacy are maintained for individual technology users, businesses, government, and other organizations. In this program, you will learn how to determine the required confidentiality, integrity, and availability of an asset (i.e., a person, structure, facility, information, material, or process that has value).
SRA courses specific to information and cyber security are a crucial part of the program. These courses will provide you with an understanding of the theories, skills, and technologies associated with network security, cyber threat defense, information warfare, and critical infrastructure protection across multiple industries.

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Online - Graduate Degree
Adult
Cybersecurity and information assurance it's a constant challenge for individuals, businesses, and governments. There is no shortage of publicity surrounding security failures, breaches, and cyberattacks. The increasing dependence on technology to power critical infrastructures across the globe exposes vulnerabilities, and the consequences of a successful cyberattack can be far reaching. In fact, a recent article notes that hackers are pilfering $250 billion a year in intellectual property, including weapons designs and source code, as well as trade secrets from consumer industries.
Information sharing, the way we buy and sell goods and the sheer amount of data shared and exchanged via technology, points to an increasing need for a skilled workforce individuals who can recognize and anticipate failures and intrusions and those who can ensure network and system security.

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Free Resource (Video, Article, Pod Cast or Other)
Adult
Speaker: Jens Grossklags, Pennsylvania State University, College of Information Sciences and Technology
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Free Resource (Video, Article, Pod Cast or Other)
Adult
Smeal migrated its first site to Plone 2.0.5 in the Summer of 2006 - since then, we have migrated and created 10 production sites that combined receive on average over 100k visitors a month. I will
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  • Business: Information Technology
  • Computers & Software: Security & Cybersecurity
  • Business: Privacy

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