Information & Computer Science (Information Security Specialist): Certificate of Competence
Students will be introduced to the essentials of computer security. They will perform basic ethical (white hat) hacking, and learn about the moral and legal issues that are involved while performing the learned techniques. Students will learn how to perform basic computer forensics such as operating system diagnostics, as well as to use a forensic tool kit to examine and validate computer activity. Students will acquire knowledge about the proper techniques for data collection, examination, and preservation of forensic data.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the certificate, the student will be able to:
- Create and implement security policies and procedures to aid in security administration.
- Apply techniques involved with Ethical Hacking.
- Aid in the collection, examination and preservation of data using proper computer forensics.
This certificate will provide students with opportunities to make effective decisions with intellectual integrity to solve problems and/or achieve goals utilizing the skills of critical thinking, creative thinking, information literacy, and quantitative/symbolic reasoning, which are fundamental skills in the computer industry.
Certificate of Competence (CO) Info at a Glance
Program: Information & Computer Science
Certificate of Competence (CO)