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CIS DEPARTMENT
Chair: Michael Matera
Phone: 831.477.3270
Email: Send a message
Division: Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS)
Divison office: Room 701
Counselor: 831.479.6274

Did You Know?

The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $81,430 in May 2015, which was higher than the median annual wage of $36,200. By 2024, these occupations are expected to add 488,500 new jobs.

Cybersecurity Classes

  • CIS 75, CIS 76, CIS 77
  • Coming soon: Firewall Course including Palo Alto Networks and Cisco Firewall Technologies

CNSA - Featured Careers

Thinking of a career in computer networking? Computer networks are a critical part of most organizations and computer networking is an in-demand career field.

Cybersecurity Professionals

cyber professionalsAs companies struggle with security breaches and data protection, cybersecurity skills are in high demand. The Internet of Everything (IoE) provides enormous opportunities for cybersecurity professionals. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 18% growth rate for Information Security Analysts. The median annual wage for information security analysts was $90,120 in May 2015.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

picOnline collaboration, online banking, and streaming video all rely on networking as the foundation. Virtually all companies rely on some kind of network infrastructure. The median annual wage for network and computer systems administrators was $77,810 in May 2015.

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Cloud Computing

picCloud computing continues to grow at a rapid pace and as result the demand for cloud computing professionals is exploding. Careers in cloud computing require networking, Linux, programming, database, security and virtualization skills. The median pay depends on skills set and experience starting around $70,000.

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