Cyber Security Analytics Certificate
Corporate College Offers Online Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Analytics Through Partnership with Wright State University
- Fall offerings include CEG 6420 and CEG 6430
- Courses can directly transfer into a full master’s degree.
- Virtual Cyber Security Lab (VCSL) provides a hands on practical experience in a safe environment
- Gain a comprehensive technical foundation in cyber security
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is committed to being a national leader in educating information technology professionals by building on the existing legacy of offering nationally-recognized IT training programs to provide students with cutting-edge, hands-on training opportunities that allow them to attain national industry certifications.
Corporate College, a division of Tri-C, partnered with Wright State University University's Department of Computer Science and Engineering to bring one of the nation’s top graduate study programs, leading to the Educational Certificate in Cyber Security Analytics, to Northeast Ohio professionals. This online certificate will provide business professionals with the technical foundation needed to understand cyberspace and its associated risks.
Cyberspace tools and technologies enable easy and profitable access to markets, data and ideas. It is imperative that we fully understand the risk profiles of cyberspace technologies as they pertain to our personal and professional lives. Armed with such understanding, we can make appropriate choices consistent with our risk tolerances and use cyberspace tools comfortably and confidently. The certificate will provide business professionals with the technical foundation needed to understand cyberspace risk profiles.
CEG 6424 Security Attacks and Defenses: This course focuses on discussing cyber attacks and defenses in topics across the areas of systems, networks and protocols. The specifics of different types of cyber attacks/threats (worms, botnets, spam, DoS/DDoS, viruses, etc.) and defenses will be discussed along with some of the tools currently used to implement attacks and/or defenses. Also, fundamentals of cryptography and information security and ethical considerations related to security and privacy will be discussed.
CEG 6430 Cyber Network Security: This course focuses on security vulnerabilities, threats, attacks and mitigation solutions in the context of cyber networks. Topics include: network traffic analysis, basic cryptography, protocol vulnerabilities, application vulnerabilities, secure networking protocols, malicious logics, firewalls, as well as the design and evaluation of intrusion detection systems. Prerequisites are CS 3100 and CEG 4400.
CEG 6420 Host Computer Security: This course introduces security hardening of a single system and how to protect it when connected to a network. It explains how malware can compromise security and privacy from the moment a machine is powered on until shut down. Topics include: privilege escalation, buffer overruns, network packet mangling, session hijacking, firewalls and ethics. Prerequisites are CEG 4350 or CEG 6350.
CEG 6750 Information Security: This course covers a comprehensive study of security vulnerabilities in information systems and the basic techniques for developing secure applications and practicing safe computing. Prerequisites are CS 3100 and MTH 2300 and ISE 2211 (or STT 3600).
A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Sciences or a comparable technical degree from an ABET-accredited institution of higher education with a minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Alternatively, if you work in a technical field but have a non-technical bachelor’s degree, alternative mechanisms to demonstrate your proficiency and understanding of the field may help you qualify for program admission.
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