This is a graduate level introduction to the field of computing security. An extensive overview of various branches of computing security areas will be presented including concepts, issues, and tools that are critical in solving problems in computing security domain. Students will have opportunities to learn essential techniques in protecting systems and network infrastructures, analyzing and monitoring potential threats and attacks, devising and implementing security solutions for organizations large or small.
Describe fundamental problems and issues in computing security.
Analyze potential security threats and attacks to a given organization.
Devise and implement basic security solutions for an organization.
Identify potential computing security related problems in a given corporate infrastructure.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.