Thomas Nelson Adds New Certificate Program for Fall 2014 to Prepare Students for Cyber Security Positions

People looking to prepare for entry-level positions such as digital forensic technician, cyber security analyst and security operations center technician can take advantage of a new Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security at Thomas Nelson Community College.

The program is slated to begin in the fall semester and is designed to equip students with expertise in network security. Administered through Thomas Nelson’s Business, Public Services, Information Systems and Mathematics division, the program prepares students to take CompTIA Security+ and the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exams as a first step toward the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential. CISSP is the top-level standard for cyber security practitioners.

Students enrolled in the program will take courses in Network Security Basics; Internet/Intranet Firewalls & E-commerce Security; Network Security Layers; Legal Topics in Network Security; Network Attacks, Computer Crime & Hacking; Network Communication, Security & Authentication and more.

For more information about Thomas Nelson’s new Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security and other academic programs, visit or call Public Relations and Marketing at 757-825-2725.