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Cyber Security

 

CYBER SECURITY

Learn how to combat virtual attacks in 33 weeks! We’ll give you the skills.

There are currently 1.5 million unfilled information security positions worldwide*. Secure a future-proof career in cyber security with our online program, led by an industry expert who holds multiple CompTIA certifications.

Note: A CompTIA Network+ certification or equal knowledge and experience is required.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN IN THE PROGRAM





Assess threats & vulnerabilities faced by every organization and technology user

Utilize your knowledge of various hardware and software defense tools to combat new types of attacks

Various cryptography algorithms used to ensure safe transmission, storage, and use of sensitive data





Prep for the network certification exam and learn how to market your new skills to employers

Project management skills as they relate to working with a technical team





Job Titles: Cyber Security Specialist, Information Security Analyst, Security Architect, Cryptographer



*Center for Cyber Safety and Education



PROGRAM OUTLINE FOR CYBER SECURITY






Prerequisites


A CompTIA Network+ certification or equal knowledge and experience is required



Security Foundations


Get the fundamentals of security concepts including threats, policy and procedures, risk management, and disaster recovery



Network Foundations


Learn technical skills required in network administration and support as well as what is needed to excel in the network certification exam



System Administration


Learn to install and configure network components to support organizational security



Network Defense


Learn to use the most current tools to assess the security posture of an organization and understand the impacts of various vulnerabilities



Cryptography & Access Management


Learn cryptography algorithms used for safe transmission and storage of sensitive data. Get best practices on access and account management



Logging & Monitoring


Analyze and interpret security logs on Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, as well as get an intro to basic forensics



Programming Foundations


Be introduced to programming concepts including code organization, decision making, how to handle errors, and debugging applications



Web Application Security


Learn the key concepts of Web Security including the mindset, discipline, and methods for securing a software project



Project Management


Learn the mindset, discipline, and methods for securing a software project



Threats & Vulnerabilities


Be an expert in the vulnerabilities faced by every technology user and organization including hardware, software, and various ‘threat actors’



Group Project


Play the role of both a defender and an attacker in a network while using all the skills acquired over the course of the program