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M.S. in Cybersecurity
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity, offered exclusively online, equips organizational leaders with the skills needed to effectively develop, implement and maintain a digital security strategy. As cyber threats and attacks continue to escalate in the U.S. and internationally, expert cybersecurity professionals are in high demand and play a crucial role in the safety of our future. Regent has access to some of the best and brightest training resources and is a proud leader in this growing technology sector. Our courses integrate biblical principles to ensure the highest good is applied as you work in the digital world. Gain the expertise to lead in areas such as network security, systems security, identity management, network defense, information assurance compliance, strategic planning, organizational leadership, disaster recovery, business continuation and cybersecurity ethics. Students with strong analytical and ethical aptitudes, and transitioning military service members with high levels of security clearance are ideal candidates for this degree.
- Analyze cybersecurity threats, trends and strategies on a national security level
- Evaluate computer networks and systems in light of best practices in cybersecurity and apply ethical hacking techniques to test potential threats
- Build organizational and technological structures to protect digital assets from unauthorized personnel and advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks.
- Develop information technology disaster recovery plans (IT DRP) in conjunction with business continuation plans.