Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect your personal and business data from the outside world. Explore the vulnerability of operating systems, software, and networks. Develop an understanding of the exploits hackers and crackers use to access your computer without your knowledge. Learn why, where, and how viruses, worms, and blended threats are created. Learn a safe way to handle files and data across the internet through a virtual private network. Upon course completion, you will be able to install and configure a firewall to protect your computer or network.
Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.
These 6-week online courses are designed for working professionals and those seeking personal advancement. From the start date, students have access to their courses 24/7. There are no live lectures or specific days and times students must be logged in. Each Wednesday and Friday, the instructor releases a lesson, for a total of 12. There is a 2-week period at the end of the course to complete the final exam.
Not all courses are offered each term.Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023. Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery