ETI Program Overview

How we support the Department of Defense?

The Cyberspace Workforce Management mandate aims to unite the overall cyberspace workforce and set up definite workforce parts like cyberspace impacts, cybersecurity, and cyberspace data innovation-to adjust, oversee and normalize cyberspace work jobs, benchmark capabilities, and preparing prerequisites. The Department of Defense outlined the cybersecurity certification requirements for specific job categories. Most DoD-related organizations are required to comply. All said, we better prepare our students to support the cyber front line!

A day in the life

Cybersecurity professionals are trained to detect and implement quick solutions to cyber threats against the data network of an organization. Their primary responsibility is to assure the security and integrity of the system at any given time. This is most crucial especially now that criminality in cyberspace has morphed into a more vicious and expanding enterprise.

The work of an online security expert is not easy for the hesitant but the rewards are magnificent for achievers who consider the cybersecurity profession as a terrific career path. 

As of 2019, a Cybersecurity Engineer’s annual income ranges from $120,000 to $200,000. An Application Security Engineer’s income is not far having an average between $120,000 to $180,000. Cybersecurity Analysts and Network Security Engineers also enjoy huge salaries at $90,000 to $160,000 and $125,000 to $185,000 respectively. At the top of the list is the Information Security Manager who earns an average of $125,000 to $215,000.