Coding Your Passion: Using Computer Science in High-Tech Security Careers, 1st Edition

  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508187142
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187141
  • DDC: 005.8023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Organizations in every industry from healthcare to finance rely on cybersecurity professionals to protect one of their most valuable assets, which is information. For those interested in both high-tech security and computer science, there are many roles and career opportunities from designing network security systems to conducting penetration testing to identifying security weaknesses. This book examines several of those careers, highlighting different jobs, educational requirements, and job search tips. By reading profiles of real jobs, readers will inspired by the success stories of people who blend a passion for computer science with an interest in high-tech security.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Protecting Digital Assets and Information.
2: Detectives of the Cyber World.
3: Protecting Computer Networks.
4: Ethical Hackers.
5: Developing the Security Architecture.
6: Security Engineering.
7: Encrypting Data.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.