The Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity Program provides an opportunity to advance your career prospects in areas that interact with computer and information systems. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge in demand in a variety of career tracks, such as business, computer science, information technology, diplomacy, political science, psychology and mathematics
The program covers many relevant topics, including:
- How do I set up policy and procedures to ensure the safety of my company's business data?
- How do I prevent intruders from invading my computer systems?
- How can I secure my network to prevent cyberattacks?
What is cybersecurity?
Cybersecurity is the body of technologies, measures and practices to protect computer and information systems against unauthorized access or attack. Workers with skills and knowledge in cybersecurity are in very high demand in private industry and government. The cybersecurity body of knowledge is interdisciplinary including relevant information from computer science, electrical engineering, information technology, management, psychology, law, and application domains of the computer systems. The program teaches the fundamental skills and knowledge needed by workers in professions that interact with computer and information systems.
Who should apply?
Anyone who wants an introduction to issues in cybersecurity may apply. Many positions of employment require a solid understanding of cybersecurity to lead businesses in a secure way, safeguard the privacy of individuals, address regulatory requirements and protect against malicious activity.
A certificate of attendance will be provided after successful completion of the IT Security Fundamentals course as well as the Network+ or Security+ course.
Please note – successful completion of IT Security Fundamentals is required for enrollment in Network+ and/or Security+.
If you would like more information, please contact [email protected] or by filling out the form below.