The Associate of Applied Science in Information Security and Assurance will prepare students to design, implement and secure computer networks. Students with this degree will be able to install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, respond to cyber attacks and in some cases, gather data and evidence to be used in prosecuting cyber crime. ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security and ITSY 2442 Incident Response & Handling in this degree have been approved by National Security Agency, NSA (applies to SPC only). By completing courses successfully student may qualify for Information Systems Security professionals, NSTISSI No. 4011 and Senior Systems Managers, CNSSI No. 4012.