About this certificate:
The Professional Certificate in Cyber Security Management is awarded to those participants who have completed three courses: Cyber Security Technologies, Network+ Certification Training and Cyber Security Management courses in of the Information Technology Courses offered through the School of Applied Technology (SAT) of Illinois Institute of Technology. Those interested in pursuing this award must complete at least three courses. Most often these courses can be successfully completed in one year or less.
Participants who wish to pursue this Professional Certificate would be best served by working with a program manager of the Information Technology Courses for guidance. Some courses may be taken simultaneously and some may require prerequisites. Allowing the program manager to assist in planning the sequence of courses would ensure a successful and enjoyable experience as participants reach their goals.
Participants must have knowledge of PC hardware and software, knowledge of operating systems, and knowledge of file and directory concepts for acceptance into the Certificate in Cyber Security Management. An additional question and answer session regarding prerequisite knowledge for admission may be required.
This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in the management of information security. The three required certificate courses must include (not necessarily in the following order):
- IT-O 840 Network+ Certification Training - a 16 week course preparing the participant for the Network + Certification exams. This course also serves as a prerequisite for the Cyber Security Technologies (IT-S 848)
- IT-S 848 Cyber Security Technologies - a 16 week course designed to equip the participant with the essential skills, knowledge, and experience to set-up secure computer systems
- IT-S 878 Cyber Security Management - a 16 week course covering an in-depth examination in management of information technology security.
An elective from the following courses must be chosen if IT-O 840 Network+ Certification Training required has already been satisfied.
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