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Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics
Program Information
Advanced Technical Cert - Code 300200 - Catalog 2016/2017
Jessica Matthews, Administrative Assistant, 386-506-4138
John Philip Craiger, Program Coordinator, 386-506-4149
09/20/2016 M - 2540

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission
The Advanced Technical Certificate in Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics program provides the student with an understanding of both technical and management aspects of computer and network security and forensics using exposition of theory, laws, and technical forensic and security tools and techniques. Students are exposed to hands-on projects where they are required to combine theory, legal issues, and technical knowledge to solve real-world problems. The program incorporates innovative, tested methods of instruction with hands-on lab work to encourage student learning and success.

This program consists of 18 credits leading towards requirements for proficiency in protection and analysis of computer and network systems security and forensics. The program fulfills a critical need for IT professionals with expertise in cybersecurity and cyberforensics.

Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Conduct a password audit.
2. Design a password security policy.
3. Identify elements of security policy.
4. Design and implement a firewall based on security risk management and policies.
5. Design and implement an intrusion detection system based on security policies.
6. Use cryptography and cryptographic protocols.
7. Identify anomalous network packets.
8. Create and verify a forensic image.
9. Recover evidence in a forensically sound manner.
10. Validate forensic tools.
11. Identify and manage computer and network incidents.
12. Use cryptography and cryptographic protocols.
13. Identify the function and purpose of malware.
14. Conduct a static and dynamic analysis of malware.
15. Conduct a hash analysis for known files.
16. Identify evidence of a server intrusion.

Note: The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Additional Admission Requirements 1. Applicants must have earned an Associate of Science (AS), an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, or previous Bachelor of Science (BS) with an overall grade point average of 2.5.

2. Applicants who have not earned an associate degree may be admitted to the program if they have earned at least 60 transferrable college level credits with a grade of "C" or better in all core courses. Applicants in this category must otherwise meet all other requirements for admission which will be granted by approval of the Chair.

3. Students may be required to take prerequisite courses to complete this certificate.

Careers Associated Job Titles for this certificate include; Computer Security Specialist, Digital Forensics Examiner, Networks Security Analyst, Information Systems Security Engineer, Network/Security Architect, Incident Response Engineer,Computer Security Specialist,Computer Network Security Consultant, Forensics Engineer, Digital Forensics Analyst, Digital Forensics Lab Director.

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Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
CTS3348 Linux Administration   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP2800 OR COP2001 OR COP2220 OR CTS2321
CIS4360 Applied Cybersecurity   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS3348 OR CTS2321
CET4884 Security Methods and Practice   3.00 Co-Reqs: CTS3348
CET4861 Advanced Digital Forensics   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET4860
CET4862 Network Forensics and Incident Response   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CIS4360
CET4860 Introduction to Digital Forensics   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS3348
TOTAL  ...   18.00

Notes Courses taken as part of this certificate can be applied to the Bachelor of Science Information Technology Degree - 633400

2016-2017 College Catalog. To view previous catalogs, please click here.