Computer Security Certificate
This one-year certificate program is designed for students who wish to acquire skills necessary for employment in the information security industry. The curriculum is designed to provide education in general security concepts, communications security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography, and operational/organizational security. Students will learn to secure the data/information contained within corporate systems; identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining security processes throughout organizations to reduce risks, risk assessment, respond to incidents and limit exposure and liability; identifying, notifying, and responding to security threats to networks. This certificate program is intended for individuals with previous IT college-level experience or equivalent IT work experience who wish to upgrade their computer skills in security technologies. A minimum of 26 credit hours of work are required for graduation.