Michigan Computer Information Security Schools

What do Michigan Information Security Professionals Do?

Like other states, the job duties in IS in Michigan cover all areas of information protection. Some graduates will work with law enforcement. Others may work directly with clients on implementing safety measures. Preventing problems in advance is the key – training and education in information security will pay off. Some information security careers to consider:

  • Access Management
  • Application Security
  • Technology Monitoring
  • Incident Analysis

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Current Employment Opportunities and Salaries in Michigan

There are state information regulations as well as federal and international laws that need to be adhered to. Soon these will all come together, forcing businesses to seek help to make sure they comply with all security laws and policies. Specializing in protection from identity theft could take a Michigan-based specialist all over the world.

A list of average Michigan Information Security salaries is available below:

Position   Annually
Payroll Specialist   $45,000
Network Technician   $50,000
Data Security Analyst   $85,000
Network Architect   $61,000

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What’s Interesting in Michigan?

October was Security Awareness Month for Michigan in 2009. The Michigan Information Sharing and Analysis Center, along with the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, provide assistance to citizens and business organizations. Topics of interest are: Internet Use for Parents and Students, ‘Cyber bullies’, and a firewall guide. The Michigan Government publishes reports on Cyber Security that discuss Identity protection, password strength and proper disposal of digital records.

Good News for Michigan Information Security

Michigan CSI (Cyber Safety Initiative) is a program aimed at kindergarten thru eighth grade student. Many agencies are directly involved with this program which also seeks to inform adults and educators about Internet predators.

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Michigan:

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Davenport University
Campus Locations:   Grand Rapids
Programs: Cyber Defense, BS

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Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity , B.S. in Information Technology

ECPI University
Online Programs:   Cyber and Network Security - Bachelor's , Network Security - Associate's

Regent University
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - Information Security , Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity , Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Information Technology

Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Security , Master of Science in Management - Information Systems Security , Master of Science in Computer Science – Computer Systems Security , more...

Purdue University Global
Online Programs:   BS in Cybersecurity , MS in Cybersecurity Management , MS in Information Technology , more...

American Intercontinental University Online
Online Programs:   Master's (MIT) - Information Assurance and Security , Bachelor's (BIT) - Digital Investigation , Bachelor's (BIT) - Information Assurance and Security , more...

Liberty University
Online Programs:   MS in Cyber Security

Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Cybersecurity , Master of Science in Information Technology

University of North Dakota
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Cyber Security