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Fight Cyber Terrorism and Hackers with Online Network Security Degree

Source: Business Wire

Date: May 29, 2003

Fighting Cybercrimes and Cyberterrorism The University of Advancing Technology (UAT) announced the launch of one of the only 100% online network security degrees through its UAT-Online division. The program is designed to teach students how to fight against cyber terrorism and hackers.

UAT has been a national leader, as one of the only universities to offer bachelor's and associate's degrees strictly focused on network and computer security. With a startling rise in cyber crimes in recent years, companies and individuals are setting new priorities and standards for protecting networks and valuable online information. It has become essential to have full-time forces combating hackers, viruses, worms, as well as many other harmful elements, to prevent theft and file destruction.

UAT has developed an associate's degree program in Network Security that is offered 100% online, which complements the campus based bachelor's and associate's degree programs in Network Security. By offering this degree online, companies will benefit from growth of qualified resources to protect and keep their businesses running smoothly and safely.

Students of both the online and on-campus programs will successfully be able to understand the range of vulnerabilities and threats and prevent hacker attacks through use of firewalls, intrusion detection and VPNs. The degree program is readily accessible to all individuals with five different start dates a year.

The University of Advancing Technology is an ACICS accredited private university located in Tempe. Designed to bring faculty, students and industry leaders together in a unique environment, the university continues to serve as a leader in education and the latest technologies. The school offers associate, bachelor and master degrees in multimedia, software engineering and technology commerce, as well as professional development training. For more information, visit us at www.networksecuritydegree.com or at www.uat.edu.

Original article at: http://www.businesswire.com/

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