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  • Credit=0.5 (1 Semester)


Pre-Requisite: None

Course Description:  Students will learn how to protect data, electronic systems, and networks from cyber attacks in this course. Among the topics we will cover are identity and access management, internet topology, secure network design, remote access and VPNs, data privacy, artificial intelligence, WiFi, and forensics. Cyber attacks such as phishing, insecure applications, privilege escalation, ransomware, MITM (Man in the Middle), DDoS, and insider threats are also taught. An understanding of personal, corporate, national, and global security issues will be gained by students.

Work Load:  Individual and group work will be required, as well as lab work. The majority of the work will be done in class. The expectation is that students will use time outside the classroom if the class time provided is not sufficient for comprehension. Homework is generally expected to be light.

Why would you be interested in the Class:  No matter if students are looking to pursue cybersecurity as a career or just dabble in it, this course has it all! A student can use this course to expand their knowledge of cybersecurity issues or consider it as a career option. Cybersecurity offers low or no unemployment and solid compensation, while constantly learning new skills and technologies.

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