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MSIA 605 Advancing to Cyber Security

Format: Offered Online and On-Campus

Duration: 8 weeks

Credits: 3 credits

The more we use computers, smartphones and tablets to handle our personal and professional business, the greater the need to protect the sensitive data transferred between computer devices. In MSIA 605 Advancing to Cyber Security, you’ll explore the role of computer security and examine data protection skills that have been developed specifically to address the rise in cyber-attacks, security breaches and computer viruses.

Throughout the course, discussions, debates, documentaries, group projects and essay assignments will give you the opportunity to combine knowledge, principles and personal experiences to analyze and evaluate the factors associated with cyber security.

What You'll Learn in MSIA 605

This course offers an introduction to the fundamental aspects of computer systems and establishes a context for subsequent courses in cyber security. You’ll explore how systems are designed to accommodate cyber security challenges and discover technical solutions. You’ll also examine the characteristics of cyber security programming.

Course Topics

Throughout this course, weekly topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • OS-Working Platform
  • Inter-Networking
  • Programming
  • Data Warehousing
  • Big Data

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MSIA 605, you will be able to:

  • Analyze system analysis and design as it pertains to cyber security.
  • Develop sound technical solutions in Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Review essential TCP/IP behavior and applications used in IP networking.
  • Identify and understand principal characteristics of programming code.
  • Analyze database analysis and design in enterprise architectures.

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Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.