Certificate in Cybersecurity Foundations

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The Computer Engineering Department offers an 18-unit certificate program at the undergraduate level to students seeking career opportunities in cybersecurity. The program aligns with the nationally defined knowledge areas and prepares the students with well-grounded fundamentals to become a professional in cybersecurity. The certificate covers the following technical topics:

  • Cybersecurity knowledge, security protocols and standards
  • Risk management, data and information security, and operational impacts of lapses
  • Cryptography, public key infrastructure, and security properties
  • Secure protocols for network communications and basic network attacks
  • Secure system architecture, operating system security, and software vulnerabilities
  • Advanced algorithms, and data analysis and visualization

Visit the Cybersecurity Certificates Program website for more information.

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