Cyber Security

Earn A Certificate in Cyber Security from UNT/PDI

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In this exciting new program, students are expected to become familiar with Cyber Security’s core concepts, terminology, technologies and skills.  Major topics covered include

  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Virus Attacks
  • Hacking
  • Spyware
  • Network Defense
  • Passwords
  • Firewalls
  • VPNs
  • Instruction Detection
  • Industrial Espionage
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Counter Measures

Instructor

Who Is the Program Designed For?

The Certificate in Cyber Security program is designed for students with no security experience or background and is a great option for students initially seeking employment in the cyber security field.  It is also a great fit for working professionals seeking cyber-related career development opportunities while maintaining their jobs.  All students may apply new knowledge in an employment-related study project.

This program will also build upon the knowledge of students who have obtained their undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice.  It will also strengthen the academic training of those who have obtained undergraduate degrees in other disciplines.

Courses

Introduction to Cyber Security 

  • Cryptography
  • Security Management
  • Wireless Networking
  • Organizational Policy
  • Security Frameworks
  • Network Infrastructure Security
  • Security and Cryptology
  • Information Security Policy
  • Defense

Cyber Security II: Threats, Conflict, Privacy, Identity

  • Ransomware
  • Malware

Understanding the Neighborhood: The Deep and Dark Web

  • The dark layers of the internet
  • Legitimate practices and malicious activities on the Dark Web

Independent Study in Cyber Security

  • Work with a company, or instructors, to help solve a problem that is often confronted in the cyber security world

Must-Know Details

This is a hybrid program held over 3 months.  Most classes are online, with 3 live classes scheduled over the duration of the program.  All instructors are field professionals.

 

Cost

$4,285, which includes textbooks and CCMA exam fee. Contact Tami Russell at trussell@pdi.org about saving $200.

To inquire about payment plans, please contact Tami Russell at 940.565.3353 or email at trussell@pdi.org

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