Cybersecurity Certificate

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2016
Program Code
CYBERSECUR.CA
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Marrci Conner: 313-317-4021, mrconner2@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-162J

Program Description

Description

Provides a mid-level understanding of the technological needs, threats, and vulnerabilities of hardware, software, operating systems, networks and the Internet. Students will examine operating systems, networks, tools and protocols needed to navigate, use, and manage security technologies as well as gain insight into the legal, social, and political dynamics of the cyber universe. Designed for students interested in cyber defense or IT professionals seeking a fundamental understanding of cybersecurity.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Write UNIX shell scripts and manipulate the UNIX operating system and services.
  • Recognize networks, operating systems and hardware.
  • Identify and explain the ten domains of cybersecurity.
  • Analyze and establish security requirements for systems/networks.
  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction.
  • Use cybersecurity tools (KALI, NMAP, Wireshark, SNORT, etc.)
  • Define access privileges, control structures, and resources.
Career Opportunities

Information security professionals plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyber attacks increases. There are many different careers paths to explore in Cybersecurity:

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Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
19.00