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Cyber Surety


Minimum Education Requirement:
high school diploma or GED with 15 college credits


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Cyber Surety

Career Description

A new battlefield has emerged and its conflicts are fought across the internet networks and computers of the world. In Cyber Surety, you'll use every tool at your disposal from programming to hardware in order to detect and repel cyber attacks on our computer systems and infrastructure. Whether it's a radar system or an intelligence database, your skills will keep them safe and sound.

Career Tasks

  • Supervise or operate fixed and deployed information technology (IT) and telecommunications resources to monitor, evaluate and maintain systems, policy and procedures to protect clients, networks, data/voice systems and databases from unauthorized activity
  • Identify potential threats and manage resolution of security violations
  • Enforce national, DoD and Air Force security policies and directives; employ hardware and software tools to enhance the security by installing, monitoring and directing proactive and reactive information protection and defensive measures to ensure Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) of IT resources
  • Administer and manage the overall Information Assurance (IA) program to include Communications Security (COMSEC), Emissions Security (EMSEC) and Computer Security (COMPUSEC) programs

Relevant Interests & Skills

  • Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Maintenance and Repair


After eight and a half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Cyber Surety technical training:

School location: Keesler AFB [MS]

Length of course: 40 days

College degree earned: Electronics and Telecommunications

College credits earned: 18