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Course Description

 

With an understanding of the threats and vulnerabilities in cybersecurity, in this course students will develop the technical countermeasures and assessment skills needed to manage threats and risks. Technical countermeasures such as encryption, antiviruses, firewalls, intrusion detections, and penetration testing will be discussed. Students will also develop the skills both to conduct and understand the results of security, threat, and risk assessments. Topics such as methodology, requirements, scoping, automated tools, data analysis, and report structure will be discussed. 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Operationalize a variety of technical countermeasures including antiviruses, firewalls and encryptions
  • Interpret a security risk assessment
  • Initiate and manage an organization-wide risk assessment 
  • Prioritize and remediate identified risks

Notes

This course is an open enrollment course. No application is required and registration is available by clicking "Add to Cart." Current students must register with their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account prior to registration.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Online
Dates
Mar 01, 2021 to Mar 14, 2021
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Instructors
Section Notes

Online Learning

  • Course materials can be accessed on your own time within the set time frame of the course
  • Your experience is typically self-guided
  • Materials may include text-based lecture notes, self-guided interactive learning modules, or pre-recorded lectures and podcasts
  • Complete assignments based on your understanding,
  • Gives you the chance to review information, take notes, and practice retention without concern over the speed of a lecture or the pace of your classmates.
  • Shape your learning experience based on your needs as opposed to the tempo of the classroom.
Type
Online
Dates
Jul 19, 2021 to Aug 01, 2021
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Section Notes

Online Learning

  • Course materials can be accessed on your own time within the set time frame of the course
  • Your experience is typically self-guided
  • Materials may include text-based lecture notes, self-guided interactive learning modules, or pre-recorded lectures and podcasts
  • Complete assignments based on your understanding,
  • Gives you the chance to review information, take notes, and practice retention without concern over the speed of a lecture or the pace of your classmates.
  • Shape your learning experience based on your needs as opposed to the tempo of the classroom.
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