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Rita McCarthy

Senior Staff Specialist
Department of Computing Security
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

585-475-5433
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Rita McCarthy

Senior Staff Specialist
Department of Computing Security
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

585-475-5433

Currently Teaching

CSEC-498
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Students will gain experience and a better understanding of the field of cybersecurity by gaining practical experience in an area to which cybersecurity is commonly applied, such as software development, networking, or system administration. The goal of this co-op will be to gain a better understanding of the fundamental technologies used in the cybersecurity industry and experience in how professional teams in cybersecurity-adjacent fields operate. Students will be evaluated by their employer. If a transfer student, one term in residence must be completed at RIT carrying a full academic load. (Permission of the Department)
CSEC-499
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Students will gain experience and a better understanding of the application of technologies discussed in classes by working in the field of computing security. Students will be evaluated by their employer. If a transfer student, they must have completed one term in residence at RIT and be carrying a full academic load.
CSEC-699
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Students perform paid professional work related to the field of computing security. Students work full-time during the term for which they are registered. Students must complete a student co-op work report for each term for which they are registered; students are also evaluated each term by their employer. A satisfactory grade is given for co-op when both the student’s work report and the employer evaluation have been completed. Co-op is an optional part of the MS in computing security degree.