2017-2018 Program Requirements CTCYS

Principles of Cybersecurity (CTCYS)

Certificate

Program is also available online.

Description

This program is designed to meet the emerging demand for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals within the information technology industry and business community. This certificate program provides an in-depth examination of cybersecurity technology with an emphasis on executing a vulnerability analysis of an organization network and network hardening. The student will be trained to use various tools to analyze networks for vulnerabilities and secure networks through the application of various defense mechanisms including firewalls, intrusion detection and Virtual Private Networks (VPN).

Admissions Requirements

Students must have basic knowledge of Linux, Windows, working at the command line of any operating system and networking.

Applying for Admission to the Program

In order to meet the requirements of the market for jobs in network security, students should have professional or educational experience in network and system administration.

Continuing Eligibility

Students must maintain a grade of "C" or better in the program requirements.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Michael Galea
John Trame

Requirements

(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)

Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CNT 206   Introduction to Networks 4
CNT 216   Routing and Switching Essentials 4
CSS 200   Introduction to Network Security - Security+ 4
CSS 205   Essentials of Network Penetration Testing 4
CSS 210   Network Perimeter Protection - CCNA Security 4
Total 20
Total Credits Required
20