CIS - Network Security Foundations - Short Term Technical Certificate

Computer Information Systems - Network Security Foundations

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6609

The Short Term Technical Certificate Network Security Foundations provides the certificate holder knowledge in the broad range of skills and knowledge in network security. The completion of this certificate demonstrates knowledge of policy development, best practices, risk assessment, application of tools and known exploits. Students who complete this certificate are well prepared to pursue any number of industry recognized certifications in IT Security.

    Required Courses
    CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
    CISS 125 Operating System Interfaces > 3
    CISS 145  Local Area Networks > 4
    CISS 151 Fundamentals of Networking Security > 3
    CISS 251 Cyber Defense Methods > 3
    CISS 252 IT Security Concepts 4
    CMNW 120 Cyber Forensics, Cyber Crime, the Law 4
    CMNW 121 Data Collection Analytical Forensic Tools 4
    Total Certificate Credit Hours: 28

    1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
    *     While completion of this certificate may aid in obtaining employment, many employers recommend the minimum completion of a Computer Information Systems degree program to gain employment in an IT related field.

    Established    February 2010
    Revised         March 2013
    Effective        August 2013

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