Utah Computer Information Security Schools

What do Utah Information Security Professionals Do?

Protection of information comes in various forms – instruction, technical writing, development of new programs, testing and maintenance are all part of security assurance. There are also opportunities to telecommute. State of the art information systems require talented and knowledgeable people to maintain them. Graduates with a degree in information security in Utah may consider careers in:

  • Health Care
  • Finance
  • E-Commerce
  • Technical Writing and Research

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Current Employment Opportunities and Salaries in Utah

There are now companies that specialize in placement of information security professionals. Companies that specialize in recruiting or services that provide information security packages are actively seeking to hire people trained in the latest technology. Current full-time opportunities in IS in Utah include:

  • Clinical Information Specialist (Cody)
  • Assistant Director of Information Technology (Salt Lake City)
  • Asset Management Specialist (Salt Lake City)

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

Position   Annually
Systems Administrator   $50,000
Senior Administrator   $95,000
IS Technologist   $66,000
Online Engineer (Senior)   $95,000

What’s Interesting in Utah?

Tourism may be the biggest industry in Utah with all the well-known national parks, monuments and national forests that attract visitors and residents alike. The Winter Olympics (2002) brought much attention to skiing in Utah; there are top rated ski resorts and Utah is home to the US Ski team.

News for Utah Information Security

Information Security Awareness Day is celebrated by many agencies in Utah. Topics at the 2009 University of Utah conference included presentations on wireless hacking at home or in the workplace, individual PC awareness and many other informative security topics.

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

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