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Cyber security
Rochester Institute of Technology Online Course Highlights
  • weeks long
  • 10-12 hours per week
  • Learn for FREE, Ugpradable
  • Self-Paced
  • Taught by: Bo Yuan, Jonathan S. Weissman, Yin Pan, Tong Sun
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Online Course Details:

Gain the essential knowledge and expertise in network security and forensics needed for cybersecurity in enterprise environments.

In this Cyber security Micro-Masters program, you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of networks;
  • Systems administration;
  • How to protect computer networks and other systems by mitigating vulnerabilities and monitoring intrusions;
  • How to perform digital forensic analysis of cybercrime by gathering information on the nature and extent of the attack for presentation in a court of law, as well as assessing the extent of the damage to an organization;
  • Techniques of risk analysis;
  • Risk assessment and vulnerability assessment.

The Micro-Masters program capstone experience for verified learners entails practical demonstration of these skills.

Job Outlook:

  • Exciting career opportunities as security analyst, security engineer, security architect, forensics investigator, cybersecurity specialist, and more!
  • Cybersecurity positions are expected to rise 6 million globally by 2019 (source: Forbes, January 2016)
  • If you are already in the IT field, expect a 9% raise in pay for security expertise (source: Forbes, January 2016)
  • Median salary for information security analyst for 2015 is $90,000 (source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to setup and secure basic computer systems and networks
  • Information security risk management framework and methodologies
  • How to implement network security solutions and detect intrusions
  • How to conduct a digital forensics investigation admissible to a court
  • To practice cybersecurity skills in real world scenarios

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