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Certificate in Cybersecurity

This certificate is designed for the student who wants to be able to describe and understand cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare, and cybercrime. In these courses, the student will identify the behaviors and motivations of cyber criminals while developing an understanding of how to protect computer systems from the criminals. Students will learn the fundamentals of cyber law and the issues around those laws. And finally, this certificate will teach students how the Internet is used as both a weapon and a resource.

Certificate learning outcomes:

Demonstrate the ability to employ various information sources and technology to research how the Internet can be used as a weapon.

Identify and discuss theories and threats that computers and the Internet provide to terrorists and criminals.

Discuss the PDD-63 and describe the government’s role in combating cyberterrorism.

Discuss concepts, principles and standards for designing and implementing secure operating systems and networked systems.

Discuss legal and ethical issues in computer security.

Explain applications and systems security, including topics such as malicious code, buffer overflows, encryption at application level etc.

Define Cybercrime.

Identify social and economic impacts of cybercrime.

Identify different behaviors for computer abusers, attackers, and criminals.

Discuss core components of cyber laws and their issues.

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Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.

To request an application or get information about any of our programs, fill out the form below. An advisor will be in touch to answer your questions. Or contact us directly at 855-246-7440 or HenleyPutnam@national.edu