Computer security and digital forensics specialists play a vital role in the protection of public and private data and the computer systems controlling everything from financial information to critical infrastructure. This online learning certificate will be of interest to individuals just starting their career, career changers seeking to achieve advancement, managers and end users requiring a more in-depth understanding of computer security and data protection, and long-time practitioners seeking to round out their knowledge and attain a recognized level of academic achievement. Knowledge of TCP/IP is recommended.
Students of this program will learn about/develop skills in the following areas:
• Computer network security
• Computer cryptography and digital steganography
• Security architecture and design
• Digital forensics systems