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.
Items required to complete your application:
(International students: please see International Student Admission Procedures.)
Note: The GRE or GMAT is not required for the GPS programs.
Certificate completion criteria
To complete the Graduate Certificate in Computer Security students must finish the six required SEIS courses with a GPA of 2.7 or better. Students will be able to use the Graduate Certificate in Computer Security as a base to continue in the Master of Science 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