• Business Cyber Vulnerability Analyst Curriculum


  • Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

    This advanced-level certificate demonstrates proficiency in the understanding and ethical treatment of vulnerabilities of computer systems and networks in businesses of all sizes. Holders of this certificate are trained in a variety of "White Hat" vulnerability testing, security implementation techniques, business risk analysis, business vulnerability analysis and practical digital forensics and data recovery. Students completing this certificate will be prepared for the CompTIA Security+ certificate and the AccessData Certified Examiner (AC) forensics certification.

    Students participating should be able to demonstrate proficiency in “Secure Network Technician” and “Network and Firewall Security Technician” curricula.

    Program Outcomes

    At the completion of this program, the student should be able to:

    • Analyze Internet security issues and apply them to network design problems
    • Design a disaster recovery plan for a real-world scenario
    • Perform necessary “white hat” attacks on a network to assess vulnerabilities
    • Analyze the security needs of a typical business
    • Design an appropriate strategy to defend a medium-sized or larger network
    • Perform basic network and operating system administration, configuration and system security for both wired and wireless networks
    • Perform basic computer forensics on a variety of storage medium
    • Design an appropriate risk analysis for a given business in a particular environment
    First Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CIS284S Introduction to Computer Security 4
    ISTM283A Fundamentals of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity 3
    ISTM283E Ethical Hacking 3
    10
    Second Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    ISTM283F Practical Digital Forensics 3
    ISTM283T Perspectives on Terrorism. 3
    6
    Total Credits: 16

    The Business Cyber Vulnerability Analyst program is not financial aid eligible. However, the related degree program, CyberSecurity and Networking is aid eligible.