Cybersecurity (M.S.)

The Cybersecurity in Computer Science program was created to respond to the large and fast-growing need for technical Cybersecurity experts nationally and internationally. Students in this program will acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills in Cybersecurity, a field of ever-increasing importance to national security, the economy, and individual users. They will also get a firm grounding in requisite core knowledge in computer science, as well as the ability to take courses in related disciplines.

Cybersecurity Policy & Compliance helps prepare students for managerial level positions in leading an organization’s cyber practices. The program consists of courses in computer science, policy, management, compliance, and risk management. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be equipped to protect proprietary information in the age of cyber warfare and global corporate espionage.

 

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Creating a Culture of Privacy

Taught by Kalinda Raina
Every news cycle, we seem to hear about another privacy-related problem, whether it’s a data breach, a controversial policy, or…

CISA Cert Prep: The Basics

Taught by Jordan Genung
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a globally recognized certification that validates your ability to audit, control, and monitor information…

Programming Foundations: Secure Coding

Taught by Frank P Moley III
Learn how to incorporate security into the software development life cycle. Move security into your design and build phases by…

Programming Foundations: Web Security (2019)

Taught by Kevin Skoglund
Learn about the most important security concerns when developing websites, and what you can do to keep your servers, software,…

Web Security: User Authentication and Access Control

Taught by Kevin Skoglund
User authentication plays a central role in almost everything we do online. From apps to hardware and websites, user accounts…

OWASP Top 10: #9 Components with Known Vulnerabilities and #10 Insufficient Logging and Monitoring

Taught by Caroline Wong
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) was formed to provide the public with the resources needed to understand and…

CompTIA CySA+ (CS0-002) Cert Prep: 1 Threat Management

Taught by Mike Chapple
As cybersecurity threats become more sophisticated and pervasive, the need for IT professionals with security analytics expertise has grown exponentially.…

Tech Career Skills: Searching, Interviewing, and Landing a Job

Taught by Nishant Bhajaria
Too many engineers focus on building hard technical skills, but do not receive the guidance or coaching necessary to make…

Career Insights for Tech Professionals

Taught by LinkedIn Learning Instructors
Are you starting a career in technology—or hoping to get to the next level? This course collects the very best…

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Cert Prep: 5 Physical Security Design and Implementation

Taught by Mike Chapple
Physical security is an important part of the CompTIA Security+ curriculum. If someone gets ahold of a company laptop, they…

CISSP Cert Prep (2021): 2 Asset Security

Taught by Mike Chapple
CISSP is the industry’s gold standard certification, necessary for many mid- and senior-level information security positions. Learn about best practices…

Tech Career Skills: Communication for Developers

Taught by Tom Geller
The work of developers doesn’t stop when code is committed. You need to help others understand the value of what…

CCSK Cert Prep: 5 Application Security and Identity Management for Cloud Computing

Taught by Daniel Lachance
Developing and managing cloud-based applications requires that security be considered in all DevOps activities. In this course, instructor Daniel Lachance…

SSCP Cert Prep: 2 Access Controls

Taught by Mike Chapple
The (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification is an excellent entry point to a career in IT security. To…

Learning the OWASP Top 10

Taught by Caroline Wong
No organization—no matter how large or small—is invulnerable to security breaches. What makes all of these systems, and the software…

Tech Recruiting Foundations: 6 Recruiting for Cloud

Taught by Ayub Shaikh
Tech is one of those rare places where demand for jobs is higher than the supply. How can recruiters and…

Metaverse and NFTs for Marketing

Taught by Cathy Hackl
Have you tried to imagine where the internet is headed? While it may be dizzying to think about, the metaverse…

CASP+ (CAS-004) Cert Prep: 4 Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Taught by Jason Dion
The CASP+ (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner+) (CAS-004) certification is a vendor-neutral certification that validates your knowledge and ability to conduct…

Cybersecurity Careers: Become a Business Information Security Officer (BISO)

Taught by Nicole Dove
Every team, function, and department at your company depends on technology. But how are organizations protecting their technology stacks when…

Machine Learning Foundations: Linear Algebra

Taught by Terezija Semenski
Ever wondered what’s really going on underneath a machine learning algorithm? The answer is linear algebra. Without it, machine learning…