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Cybersecurity - Professional Development Certificate
Cybersecurity, also known as Information Security, is the protection of data and personally identifiable information from malicious attacks, theft, and destruction. Failures of cybersecurity policies, both in large corporations and governmental agencies, have earned significant visibility and negative publicity in recent months and years. As the amount of data being stored continues to increase, and as hackers become more sophisticated, the need for cybersecurity is greater than ever. This Cybersecurity professional development certificate consists of eight courses, and offers lessons on the critical elements of information security, as well as foundational information about key certifications for professionals in the industry.
This suite of courses can also be used for preparation for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam, offered by The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. Click here to view the exam outline, or for more information, visit https://www.isc2.org/.
Learning and Career Growth
These courses will help you:
- Learn about various security controls available to help prevent privacy and data leakage
- Study different types of networks and different transmission technologies
- Understand principles of access controls
- Determine the roles of governance and risk management in information security
- Assess the impact of possible disasters that can affect organizations
- Learn the key concepts of cryptography and security engineering
- Establish a foundation in auditing, monitoring and detection in information security
- Recognize and guard against attacks on software
Duration and Delivery
This certificate consists of 8 courses, each approximately 5 hours in length, for a total of 40 instructional hours. Courses are offered in a self-paced online format, and all courses in this certificate have an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
The total cost to complete the full certificate is $699 based on the current course fees. Fees are subject to change.
There are no admission requirements for this program. Courses can be taken in any order.
Complete all 8 required courses to obtain a Cybersecurity professional development certificate. Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% in each course to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments. Upon successful completion, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.
Courses in the 'Cybersecurity Certificate'