This certificate program is designed to meet the emerging demand for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals within the information technology industry and business community. This 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).

Learners in this program acquire the following skills:

For the working professional, this program is available totally online.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.