Explore topics like cryptography, secure programming, security protocols, firewalls, intrusion detection, and social engineering. Continue on with in-depth material on advanced crypto and protocols, honeypots, wireless network security, and attacker techniques, and LDAP complemented with hands-on lab exercises. Computer Forensics investigates the computer science and law enforcement issues surrounding computers and networks that have been used in a crime or are attacked by criminals. Software developers, system administrators, IT and R&D managers, business professionals with sufficient background, and legal professionals will gain a broad set of technologies unique to the problem of securing computing platforms.
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Note: The GRE or GMAT is not required for the GPS programs.
Certificate completion criteria
To complete the Certificate in Computer Security students must finish the six required SEIS courses with a GPA of 2.7 or better. Students with a bachelor’s degree will be able to use the Certificate in Computer Security as a base to continue in the Master of Science or Master of Software Systems (MSS) degree. Please note: Students who are in a Graduate Programs in Software master's track cannot transfer into this certificate program midstream; however, a student may complete this certificate after completing a master’s degree.
The following six courses are required for this certificate.
SEIS 640 Operating Systems Design
SEIS 645 Computer & Network Communication
SEIS 650 Legal Issues in Technology
SEIS 720 Computer Security
SEIS 721 Advanced Computer Security
SEIS 722 Computer Forensics
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