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Online Certification in Information Security

Information Security is a concern for every organization.

Professionals in the field are responsible for ensuring that an organization's systems and data are protected from identity thieves, hackers and cyber threats. Management positions and other highly technical positions typically require a Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field, as well as an understanding of the business's needs and processes.

Those in many top-level positions have an MBA or other advanced degrees. For other positions, experience is key. Professional certifications show that an applicant has the necessary skills and knowledge for a position and may be substituted for experience in some jobs.

Professionals in the field are responsible for ensuring that an organization's systems and data are protected from identity thieves, hackers and cyber threats. Management positions and other highly technical positions typically require a Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field, as well as an understanding of the business's needs and processes.

Those in many top-level positions have an MBA or other advanced degrees. For other positions, experience is key. Professional certifications show that an applicant has the necessary skills and knowledge for a position and may be substituted for experience in some jobs.