Security and Risk Analysis
Security and Risk Analysis, B.S. (SRA)
Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) can help put you on the front line in confronting threats to our security, responding to emergencies like natural disasters and terrorist attacks, protecting vital information from cyber criminals, and helping to create laws and policies that guard personal privacy from identity thieves. Now, more than ever, problem solvers with broad skills and relevant experience are needed in the SRA field.
To meet the growing demand for professionals in the SRA field, Penn State Altoona offers the Information and Cyber Security option of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA). Upon graduation, students receive their B.S. degree in SRA from Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST). The degree focuses on network security, cyber-threat defense, information warfare, and critical infrastructure protection. During their undergraduate studies, students are exposed to cutting edge information systems security technologies that are currently used in industry. Additionally the curriculum includes topics in accounting, economics, foreign languages and cultures, geography, political science, microbiology, psychology, and sociology. The primary aim of the SRA program is to prepare students for careers in the challenging world of information and cyber security.
Contact:Dr. Jungwoo Ryoo
Associate Professor in Information Sciences and Technology
Business and Engineering
Office: 147 Robert L. Smith Learning Resources Center