CIS Professional in Information and Operating Systems Security (Certificate M0814)

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Certificate M0814

The Information and Operating Systems Security certificate provides students the skills to analyze security risks to a computer network and select and deploy countermeasures to reduce the network’s exposure to such risks. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that provides students the skills to identify network threats and protect the system against them. Students will demonstrate the ability to create a secure computer system and utilize security tools to protect it from security threats. Although this certificate, by itself, may not qualify a student for a career in network security, it would ideally complement other network security certificates and/or degrees within the CIS program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
CISS 11Practical Computer Security2
CISS 13Principles of Information Systems Security4
CISS 15Operating Systems Security3
Total Units9

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Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
CISS 11 Practical Computer Security 2 2
CISS 13 Principles of Information Systems Security 4 4
CISS 15 Operating Systems Security 3 3
Certificate: Info. Opera. System E0731 1  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units9
 Total Units9
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