Advisor: William L. Tafoya, Ph.D., University of Maryland
This 12-credit certificate prepares individuals for the responsibilities of protecting agency or corporate information systems. The basics of information systems security as well as the legal issues and cyberresponse strategies are reviewed. Computer gaming simulations as well as online attack and defense techniques are presented for student assignments. A selection of these certificate courses is offered online. Appropriate computer competency is assumed as a prerequisite to these courses.