This Level 1 certificate gives students foundation knowledge of cybersecurity techniques required for the field. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training in information assurance for network hardware, software and data, including physical security, backup procedures, relevant tools, encryption and incident handling and reporting. Students who successfully complete the following courses and the capstone requirement can be awarded this certificate.
This certificate program can also be used to complete the Level 2 Cybersecurity certificate and for completion of the Information Technology A.A.S. – Cybersecurity Option. Students must adhere to prerequisite courses as described in the course descriptions in this catalog.