Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

The need to protect the electronic and physical property of organizations from intruders, potential theft and other compromising acts is considered paramount for the fast-paced global economy. The increase of mobile users, digital applications and data networks deepens the reliance on transmitted data and information through cyberspace. This growth requires the advanced study of information security as hackers constantly explore and exploit any new protective measures put in place by organizations. Cyber attacks and digital spying are the top threats to national security, as sensitive information such as employees' social security numbers, passwords and passcodes, network outages, computer viruses and other incidents threaten the security of many organizations. The on-campus and online Cybersecurity Professional Certificate program is an intermediate level program that builds on technical skills that are neededd to defend the enterprise environment and to protect an organization, such as packet analysis, penetration testing, incident handling and malware removal.

This certificate is 32 quarter credit hours and may be incorporated into a degree program or taken as a stand-alone certificate in 12 months for part-time students.

Locations: Louisville Online Louisa Mayfield
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Objectives

The Cybersecurity Professional Certificate focuses on teaching:

  • Computer hardware and network fundamentals
  • Ethical hacking
  • Administrating Windows and Linux server
  • Computer security fundamentals
  • Designing security for Microsoft networks
  • Network penetration testing
  • Protecting against phishing, bank fraud, unlawful hacking and other computer crimes
  • Security design and compliance
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Program Highlights

  • Cyber programs offer real-world applications of classroom theory in a laboratory environment (augmented with virtual resources)
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Courses

Course
Title
Credit Hours
CSC 326
Incident Response and Disaster Recovery
4.00
CSC 425
Security, Audits and Risk Assessment
4.00
MNE 314
Designing Security for Microsoft Networks
4.00
MNE 320
Certified Ethical Hacking
4.00
MNE 340
Network Security Architecture
4.00
MNE 360
Network Penetration Testing
4.00
MNE 365
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
4.00
MNE 430
Security Design and Compliance I
4.00
Course:
CSC 326
Title:
Incident Response and Disaster Recovery
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 425
Title:
Security, Audits and Risk Assessment
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MNE 314
Title:
Designing Security for Microsoft Networks
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MNE 320
Title:
Certified Ethical Hacking
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MNE 340
Title:
Network Security Architecture
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MNE 360
Title:
Network Penetration Testing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MNE 365
Title:
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MNE 430
Title:
Security Design and Compliance I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Total Credit Hours: 32.00