Certificate in Information Security

As time goes on, more and more information is stored or routed through the internet. This information is also available to those with a malicious intent. Everyday a new hack or exploit has been exposed. This program covers topics that help protect Information and Systems so we can all be safer online.


Focuses on protecting the ever-growing wealth of information placed on the internet to help support a safer online environment. 

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Students in the Information Security Graduate Certificate Program will learn a wide range of leadership and management skills in addition to the following skills: 

  •  Conventional encryption and public key cryptography, and security (Kerberos, Digital Signature Standard, Pretty Good Privacy, SNMPv2). 
  •  Network management and security (SNMP family of standards, OSI systems management). 
  •  Computer security auditing. 
  •  Transaction mining and fraud detection. 
  •  Wireless networks security and administration.


Jonathan Smitherson

Olsen, George W.

Academic Advisor

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Olsen, George W.
Academic Advisor, College of Computing Sciences
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