The Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity addresses the different cyber-threats in today’s digital age and best practices for implementing technical and business security practices to mitigate and counter these risks. Students will explore cyber-attacks and create an incident response and disaster recovery plan, develop and implement security policies and procedures, and explore encryption methodologies and technologies. Cybersecurity knowledge is a cornerstone to protect personal, governmental, military, and commercial institutions from cyber-attacks.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Explore common cyber threats and attacks.
- Describe how social engineering attacks take place and how to mitigate them.
- Identify common threats to physical and logical security.
- Explore and utilize common information-gathering tools and techniques.
- Evaluate appropriate technologies and tools to assess, protect against, and resolve security issues.
Course Requirements (18 credit hours)
|CYB 400 Threat and Vulnerability Management||3 credit hours|
|CYB 401 Software and Systems Security||3 credit hours|
|CYB 402 Cyber Operations and Monitoring||3 credit hours|
|CYB 403 Digital Forensics and Incident Response||3 credit hours|
|CYB 404 Compliance and Assessment||3 credit hours|
|TECH 100 Introduction to Technology||3 credit hour|