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Learn the Latest IS Security Concepts, Methods and Practices

The protection of information systems is becoming increasingly complex, and demand for new and improved services in both the public and private sectors is intense. As enterprises re-invent their infrastructure to meet the demand, cyber-security threats pose a real danger. Villanova's IS Security non-degree certificate programs help professionals gain vital skills that can be used immediately to safeguard against security threats within critical information infrastructures.

Master Certificate Overview

Get the qualifications and the confidence to lead any IS security team. Villanova's online IS Security program offers three master certificates that provide valuable insight into the latest techniques and cutting-edge technology used by industry experts.

These certificates also prepare you for industry certification, which can boost your salary by up to 20%, according to the Certification Magazine 2009 Salary Survey.

Further, the government security track can help prepare you for certifications which will bring you in compliance with Department of Defense Directive 8570.1, including CompTIA Security+™, CISSP® and SSCP®, and CAP®, which satisfies Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements.

The government security track also supports CNSS National Standard 4011, which deals with intelligence activities, military command and control and other critical issues affecting national security.