Online Cybersecurity Training For The Pittsburgh Area

Now is the time to consider a career in cybersecurity! With essentially every business and transaction moving online, cybersecurity is a crucial aspect of protecting a business. The threats from cyber-attacks are real, and the survival of modern businesses, organizations, and government agencies relies on YOUR tech skills to keep their information safe. WVJC Online offers the online Cybersecurity program you need to get started in this new career today!

If you live in the Pittsburgh, PA area enroll in our online cybersecurity training today to work towards your certifications in cybersecurity. The industry is expanding rapidly and the future career prospects for cybersecurity professionals is very bright!

“I highly recommend WVJC Online, there are many opportunities for different career choices. The online experience was great, I am finally able to do in life what I have always dreamed of.”

– Bobbi Jo Thomas, WVJC Graduate

Applying  Your Cybersecurity Degree

The growing career field of cybersecurity has created a number of career opportunities for trained professionals who possess the appropriate certifications. These opportunities include working as a:

  • Junior Security Analyst
  • Cyber Operation Specialist
  • Data Recovery Specialist
  • Incident Responder
  • Malware Analyst
  • Pen Tester
  • Computer Support Analyst
  • Help Desk Analyst

To acquire these positions, your WVJC Online cybersecurity classes will teach you the skills needed to sit for multiple relevant industry certification tests. These tests include:

  • Network+*
  • Security+*
  • Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)*

*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.

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What Our Cybersecurity Program Offers

Each online cybersecurity course offers valuable training that helps you prepare for your career. These cybersecurity training courses will prepare you with the cybersecurity and system administrative skills to support private, non-profit, and government entities. Your new skillsets will help make you an asset to companies who need to protect their systems, devices, and data.

The WVJC Online Cybersecurity program is structured to make sure you have the skills and knowledge you need to succeed, arming you with valuable knowledge of databases, networks, firewalls, and encryptions to prevent system attacks. As a future cybersecurity professional, you will be trained to keep information systems operating efficiently by preventing the unauthorized hacking of financial and personal data. You will learn how to create barriers around sensitive information, effectively preventing intruders from accessing proprietary property.

Because WVJC offers this cybersecurity training online, you will be able to learn everything from the comfort of your own home in Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding southwestern Pennsylvania areas. Contact us to learn more about our online program today!

Your Online Cybersecurity Classes

Your online cybersecurity courses will be career focused with hands-on-training, so you won’t waste 4-6 years taking classes you don’t need to obtain a rewarding career. Some of the subject matter your classes cover include:

  • Cyber Incident Response
  • Security Architecture and Tool Sets
  • Threat Management
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Virtual Infrastructures

Pittsburgh Cybersecurity Externships

On-the-job training is an important aspect of WVJC Online’s Cybersecurity program. Externships are required for cybersecurity students toward the conclusion of their program, offering them a glimpse into a real work environment. Your externship will allow you to apply your online cybersecurity training in real-world situations.


Why WVJC Online Is Right For You

Wondering how WVJC Online’s program compares to other online cybersecurity programs in the Pittsburgh area? At WVJC, your online learning experience will feel as personal as an in-classroom experience. You’ll receive live teacher interaction throughout your courses, as well as practical hands-on training during your externship. Here’s why WVJC Online is the right choice for your online cybersecurity training program:

  • 24/7 Tech Support
  • Hands-On Training
  • Student Support Services
  • Interactive IT Labs
  • Externships
  • Career Services

Cybersecurity Certification Exams Available

The defining characteristic of the WVJC Online Cybersecurity program is the number of recognizable industry certificates offered that can help make your skills marketable to employers. You will have the opportunity to sit for and pass the following certifications:

  • Network+ Certification*
    • The Network+ certification certifies the necessary skills required to design, configure, manage, and maintain computer network architecture and devices.
    • The Network+ certification also includes a basic understanding of cloud computing best practices and critical security concepts that help networking professionals work with security practitioners.
  • Security+ Certification*
    • The Security+ Certification is an established worldwide standard for best practices in Information Technology, cybersecurity networking, and operational integrity.
    • Security+ focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management, and intrusion detection.
    • Security+ is also Department of Defense 8570 compliant and focuses on hands-on practical skills.
  • CybersecurityAnalyst+ (CySA+) Certification*
    • The CySA+ Certification applies behavioral analytics to the information technology field to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats.
    • The CySA+ Certification uses behavioral analytics to identify malware and advance persistent threats, resulting in enhanced threat visibility.
    • The CySA+ certifies that the student has the necessary skills to perform data analysis, vulnerability, risk, and impact assessments, configure threat-detection tools, and ability to secure and protect applications and systems within an organization.

*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.

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