IT Security Analyst
Imagine the thrill of monitoring and maintaining systems to protect valuable data from the bad guys. As an IT security analyst you will face new challenges every day as you monitor and secure applications, PCs and networks. If you'd enjoy being a key member of a team that protects the company's and its employees' data then IT security is for you.

IT Security Analyst Careers

An IT Security Analyst supports the detection, containment, and remediation of IT threats. They monitor networks and applications to identify a possible cyber-attack or intrusion and help coordinate and report on cyber incident responses. The IT Security Analyst provides analysis and trending of security log data, Incident Response (IR) support, and threat and vulnerability analyses.
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CAREER TITLES: IT Security Monitor, Junior Security Analyst, Junior Information Security Analyst, Security Threat Analyst, IT Security Technician

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What Does the Program Look Like?

There are 3 courses, business skills workshops, 5 certifications, 8 college credits and 1 project in the program, totaling 218 hours of courses, labs and workshops.

Foundations in Information Technology

The course focuses on the basics of computer hardware, software, mobile computing, networking, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies.
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Cloud Services Administration Fundamentals

The course combines networking and cloud service administration concepts for broad knowledge and skills in cloud computing, shared services and network installation, maintenance, and security.
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IT Security Operations

The course addresses the vital fundamentals of security to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
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Earn 5 Industry Certifications


IT Fundamentals


CompTIA Security+


CompTIA Network+
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Azure Fundamentals
Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

Program Locations

This program is available online or in-person at our Harrisburg, PA or Philadelphia, PA campuses.

Advantages of NuPaths

What makes NuPaths an excellent choice to help build the skills needed to take advantage of the high demand for tech employees?

Industry Recognized Certifications

You will learn the skills necessary to earn the industry certifications employers are looking for

Technology skills

Learn the foundational technology skills to start a career as an IT Security Analyst

College Credits

Earn college credits to pursue a degree in the future

Job Search Assistance

Connect with employers and receive job search, resume writing and interview prep support

Business skills

Develop the communication, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence skills to be an effective member of an organization

Faculty from Industry

Gain real world experience by learning from instructors who work in the industry

Funding Opportunities

Don't let the cost of tuition hold you back from starting an exciting career in tech. NuPaths is here to help. We actively seek partnerships and grants to assist with tuition costs. You may also be eligible for funding support through workforce development boards, certain employers, and scholarships.

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