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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Wireshark: Malware and Forensics

Taught by Lisa Bock
Security devices on a network scoop up traffic and then analyze the field values to allow or deny specific traffic.…

Machine Learning and AI Foundations: Classification Modeling

Taught by Keith McCormick
One type of problem absolutely dominates machine learning and artificial intelligence: classification. Binary classification, the predominant method, sorts data into…

Tech Simplified: Everyday Tech Questions

Taught by Jess Stratton
Everyone on LinkedIn is online in one way or another, but how many of us really understand what goes on…

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Taught by Jonathan Reichental
Classical computing, which gave us the current digital age, is about to be displaced by a more exciting, powerful, and…

Women Transforming Tech: Building Your Brand

Taught by Syamla Bandla
Building your brand is critical to reaching your career goals and climbing the career ladder. A strong brand clarifies your…

CompTIA CySA+ (CS0-002) Cert Prep: 2 Vulnerability Management (2020)

Taught by Mike Chapple
Earning the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification shows potential employers that you understand how to tackle cybersecurity threats using a…

Implementing a Vulnerability Management Lifecycle

Taught by Kip Boyle
In the past several years, a series of devastating cyberattacks have periodically dominated headlines. While each attack affected different industries…

CSSLP Cert Prep: 4 Secure Software Implementation

Taught by Jerod Brennen
Work toward attaining a globally recognized credential from (ISC)2, the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification. This course, the…

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Essential Training

Taught by Mandy Huth
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is the first major privacy act to come out of the United States. Instructor…

CISSP Cert Prep (2021): 4 Communication and Network Security

Taught by Mike Chapple
The Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification is an important component of any security professional’s resume, and is a…

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…

Practical Privacy and Compliance for Small Companies

Taught by Nishant Bhajaria
Unlike large companies, small companies cannot always hire privacy specialists or buy pricey third-party tools. In this course, instructor Nishant…

CCSK Cert Prep: The Basics

Taught by Daniel Lachance
The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge exam may be an open-book test that you take on the web, but preparing…

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate (200-201) Cert Prep: 5 Security Policies and Procedures

Taught by Lisa Bock
Cybersecurity specialists and related positions are some of the most in-demand security positions today, and the Cisco CBROPS exam is…

Security Risks in AI and Machine Learning: Categorizing Attacks and Failure Modes

Taught by Diana Kelley
From predicting medical outcomes to managing retirement funds, we put a lot of trust in machine learning (ML) and artificial…

SSCP Cert Prep: 7 Systems and Application Security

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

Land Your First Cybersecurity Job

Taught by Mari Galloway
From logging onto your phone to checking the balance of your bank account online, cybersecurity is a part of your…

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…

Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect Expert (SC-100) Cert Prep: 2 Evaluate Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) and Security Operations Strategies

Taught by Pete Zerger
Passing the Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect Expert SC-100 exam certifies your ability to design cybersecurity solutions using the full range of…