Cybersecurity Hero



Interested in a career in a fast growing industry? Our cybersecurity program can get you started right.

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As technology becomes more and more essential to everyday life, opportunities for criminals to try to exploit technology grow. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, cyber crime cost the global economy about $600 billion dollars last year, with experts estimating that number growing to $6 trillion annually by 2021 (2018). Lane’s Cyber Security program will prepare you for a career combating cyber crime.

Associate Degree

As a cybersecurity professional, your coworkers will look to you to keep their information safe. Whether you choose to complete your degree on campus or entirely online, you’ll be prepared not only to start your career, but also to take important certification exams including the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT), Cisco’s CCNA in Cybersecurity Operations, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Associate. Lane has a Pearson Vue testing center on site, making it easy for you to schedule your certification exams, and you may even receive free or discounted vouchers to take exams!

2 years full-time
$17,677 Full program


  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction
  • Perform vulnerability and networking scanning assessments
  • Monitor network traffic for unusual activity
  • Configure and support security tools such as firewalls, anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, and patch management systems
  • Implement network security policies, application security, access control and corporate data safeguards
  • Analyze and establish security requirements for your networks
  • Develop and update business continuity and disaster recovery protocols
  • Conduct security audits, make policy recommendations, and train fellow employees in security awareness
  • Gain fundamental knowledge of key compliance requirements, such as PCI-DSS and HIPAA
  • Provide technical security advice


After completing your degree in Cybersecurity, your degree can take you anywhere you want to go. Whether you want to work within Eugene’s Silicon Shire, home to over 400 technology companies, or branch out to Seattle, Portland, or the Silicon Valley, your degree will propel you to new heights.

Because cybersecurity professionals are in such high demand, many companies are hiring employees who work out of their own home. You will also be prepared to further your studies at schools such as Oregon Institute of Technology, Oregon State University, and Western Governors University. If you’re interested in earning your four-year degree, our advisors will be able to help you craft an academic plan to map out your options.

Not sure which is for you? Learn more about the types of degrees & certificates Lane has to offer

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