An IT-Cybersecurity professional protects, detects and defends organizational data, networks, databases, hardware, firewalls and encryption. Cybersecurity professionals may also regulate access to computer files, develop firewalls, perform risk assessments and test data processing systems to verify security measures. Cybersecurity professional may work with organizations to maintain organizational information security through planning, coordinating, and implementing information security programs.
- 2-year training program
- 4000 hours of on-the-job training
- 320 hours of paid related instruction
- Transition-to-Trainer Course in the final year of the apprenticeship
- 6-month probationary period
Learn more from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
- Research IT Frameworks & Processes
- Monitor Information Sources (i.e. SIEM, firewall, etc.)
- Assess data/network vulnerabilities
- Assess system configurations
- Train end users on cybersecurity awareness
- Assess network security configurations
- Assess application configurations for security
- Assess security impact of third-party and service providers
IT-Cybersecurity Apprenticeship courses may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
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