Introduction to Cybersecurity (Security+)

This competency-based, noncredit program pathway prepares adult learners for employment in the Information Security field. Learners will progress through the program pathway by mastering a working knowledge of the fundamental principles and topics of information security and risk management, and demonstrate appropriate diagnostic, risk management, and solution application at the organizational level. This includes hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational cybersecurity. Learners in this program pathway will be prepared to successfully complete the CompTIA Security+ certification exams (SY0)-501, which is an industry-recognized certification.

Pathway Program-Level Learner Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe key principles of information and risk management at the organizational level.
  • Analyze a wide variety of technical issues in Information Security from networking, operating systems, mobile devices to various technical systems.
  • Recommend and/or apply appropriate solutions at the policy, procedure communications, applications levels for hardware, software, and processes.

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