Learn how to address a data breach or cyberattack before it happens. Our undergraduate Cyber and Network Defense Certificate can show you how to take a proactive approach to network security by spotting weaknesses before hackers can exploit them. Content in this certificate program educationally prepares you to take the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam. Credits from this program can be applied toward our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.
This course provides training on penetration testing. Introduced topics include Introduction to Ethical Hacking, Footprinting and Reconnaissance, Scanning Networks, Enumeration, System Hacking, and Malware Threats.
This course provides training on penetration testing. Introduced topics include SQL Injection, Hacking Wireless Networks, Hacking Mobile Platforms, Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots, Cloud Computing, and Cryptography.
This project on Applied Ethical Hacking combines and demonstrates the acquired knowledge and skills from the five preceding courses in the Cyber Analyst Defender certificate.
CYB/225: Linux Fundamentals
CYB/227: Sniffing and Network Analysis
CYB/229: Ethical Hacking Part 1
CYB/231: Ethical Hacking Part 2
CYB/233: Ethical Hacking Part 3
CYB/235: Project Ethical Hacking
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Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Cyber and Network Defense Certificate.
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