Networking and Cybersecurity AAS | SUNY Online

Networking and Cybersecurity AAS

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Credits: 64

Cost per credit: $207

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Networking and Cybersecurity AAS

Finger Lakes Community College's Associate in Applied Science in Networking and Cybersecurity degree prepares you to be a leader in the rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. The world demands quicker and easier access to online information, and as a result, networks are vulnerable to attacks. Companies, governments, communities, and households depend on networks to keep them connected, informed, and on top of daily life. Relying more on technologies and networks to complete all daily tasks, putting us at risk for invasion, theft, and cyber threats. You will learn the skills and gain the experience critical for accessing, responding to, and preventing these dangers. 

The top cybersecurity threats in 2020 were:

  • Cloud Vulnerability
  • AI-Enhanced Cyberthreats
  • AI Fuzzing
  • Machine Learning Poisoning
  • Smart Contract Hacking
  • Social Engineering Attacks
  • Deepfakes

How would you respond? Analysts are needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks. The online Networking and Cybersecurity degree equips you with the experience to master these real-world problems. You will have access to cutting-edge resources, allowing you to gain a vast amount of hands-on experience through simulations of real-world scenarios. Graduates of the online AAS in Networking and Cybersecurity can enter the workforce or transfer to the Security Studies BS or Cybersecurity BS online to expand their skills and earn one of the 4 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide.

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"Our program combines cutting-edge hands-on experience and deep knowledge of networking and cybersecurity.” - Jonathan S. Weissman, Associate Professor
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Program consists of: 4 Semesters
Full-Time
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Credits: 64

Cost per Credit: New York Residents: $207 Out of State: $248

About the Program

The accredited, online Networking and Cybersecurity AAS degree teaches the skills needed to guard against cyberattacks that threaten the data in our digital world. Students graduate fully prepared to join the front lines of digital defense and become leaders in the ever-changing industry.

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Networking and cybersecurity courses online:

  • Computing Sciences Portal
  • Intro to Programming
  • PowerShell
  • Networking Technologies
  • Routing and Switching
  • Principles of Information Security
  • Hardware and Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Digital Forensics
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Hands-on training and labs:

  • Reconstruct cyberattacks through digital forensics
  • Analyze network traffic and protocols
  • Configure routers and switches
  • Establish local area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs)
  • Configure servers for the Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Active Directory, and File Sharing
  • Hack into networks, perform attacks, and steal and crack passwords
  • Use PowerShell and the Linux Bash Shell to perform administrative and cybersecurity tasks
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