Cyber Security Programming Careers

Keeping Data Where It Belongs

One major way companies secure their data is by hiring experts to analyze their computer networks and provide solutions. Those in cyber security programming careers are able to help companies take preventative measures to protect confidential information and prevent costly data breaches.

When you earn your degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University with a specialization in Cyber Security Programming, you’ll learn the skills necessary to fight cybercrime, protect data and prevent computer hacks. You'll engage in curriculum geared toward professional certification, as well as real-world simulations in a virtual environment. The technical and critical thinking skills you’ll develop can help get you ready for a cyber security programming career. Explore which cyber security certificate is right for you.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

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DeVry University’s Cyber Security curriculum is acknowledged and verified as an approved provider by NICCS.

Professional Responsibilities

Graduates with degrees in CIS with a specialization in Cyber Security Programming are equipped with the skills to perform in areas such as:

  • Encrypting data transmissions and erecting firewalls
  • Monitoring use of files and regulating access to safeguard data
  • Handling access permissions to incorporate new software
  • Training users and promoting security awareness
  • Performing risk assessments


Cyber security programming careers are present in various industries including:

  • Banking and finance
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transportation

Career Opportunities

Focusing on cyber security programming may prepare you for careers in areas such as:

  • Computer Security
  • Information Security Analysis
  • Data Security Administration
  • Information Security Management
  • Forensics

Degree Programs