Cyber-Security I

Grade: 11 (Double blocked/1 semester)

Credit: 2

Industry Credential: CompTIA A+

Career Cluster: Information Technology

Course Sequence Completion Offered in 2022-23 by taking Cybersecurity II offered to 12th grade students.

Do you have a passion for cyber-security?

Cyber-security information analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect a company's computer networks and systems.

Skills and traits that are suggested for a career in Cyber-Security include tenacity, the ability to stay focused and not give up. One needs to have a passion for learning and a passion for technology. If you have an aptitude for problem solving and being challenged, a career in Cyber-Security may be for you.

Career Pathways: Cybersecurity specialist, Cyber Crime Analyst, Investigator Incident Analyst, Systems Administrator, Database Administrator, Web Administrator, Web Developer, Network Administrator, IT technician, Network engineer.

Job Outlook: Talk about job security! The projected growth in this field is 31% from 2019 to 2029, which is much faster than the average of all other occupations.

Typical Pay: The median annual wage was $99,730 in May 2019.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Information Security Analysts,at (visited February 10, 2021). Elka Torpey, "Cybersecurity consultant," Career Outlook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, January 2018.