Cybersecurity Doctoral Student
Learning the Cybersecurity Research Process Advanced My Career
I learned how to develop a coherent package, to gather the correct information, study and analyze it well. The process of doing research at University of Fairfax and learning the proper way to frame questions and develop answers has had a significant impacton my career, leading to increasing responsibilities, particularly in cybersecurity architectures. Now I understand the big picture, not only how things fit from an information technology standpoint into systems engineering, but also from a cybersecurity standpoint. Understanding how to frame a research question is critical, no matter what you are trying to do.
Work Full-Time While Earning a Doctorate
I selected University of Fairfax because I could earn my Doctorate in Information Assurance while working full-time. The curriculum is relevant and the faculty brings their industry experience to their teaching.
Online Learning Fits My Schedule Even from Europe
I've dialed into classes from Europe, from other parts of the U.S., even on vacation. It works and it fits my schedule. Online learning allowed me to maintain my professional stature at work while getting my degree.
Start with CNSS/NSA Certifications and Progress to Your Graduate Degree
For those interested in sampling a cybersecurity graduate degree, the way the CNSS/NSA certifications are offered at University of Fairfax gives the broad-based exposure to all aspects that you need to make a decision about pursuing a graduate degree.
As a Cybersecurity Architect I Support NATO
In addition to my responsibilities at Northrop Grumman, I support NATO Technical Task Groups in establishing an international cybersecurity architecture framework and I also support many other NATO committees.
Student and Alumni Success Profiles
Leading employers in both the public and private sectors hire and promote our current students and alumni as cybersecurity specialists, managers and executives. Learn more about these University of Fairfax success stories.
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