The CyberSecurity coursework provides students with the framework and knowledge to protect an organization's cyber assets. The program focuses on prevention, detection, countering, and recovery from cyber incidents. Students learn about technical tools and organizational practices such as training, access control, evidence collection, and disaster recovery, and business continuity planning.
Main topics include OSI Model, Networking topologies, Connectors and Wiring Standards, Ethernet specifications, networking devices, Internet protocols, IP Addressing, IP Subnetting, IP Routing, Switching and Virtual LANS, Wireless Networking, Authentication and Access Controls, Network Threat Mitigation, Physical and Hardware Security, WANs, Troubleshooting, Software and Hardware tools, Network Management, Network Monitoring and Optimization.
Students will develop an understanding of system threats and risks, system protections, network vulnerabilities and attacks, network defenses, wireless network security, access controls, authentication, vulnerability assessments, auditing, cryptography, business continuity and security policies.
· Security+ (SY0-401)
Student Career Pathway Examples
The study of Security+ with additional post-secondary study may lead to these careers:
- Network Security Administrator
- Security Analyst *Bright Outlook*
- IT Architect