Cyber Security Certificate

Jesse Wallace, MS, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8356
Office: JJC 131

Program Description

This Cybersecurity certificate is designed for the student who seeks to take on growing responsibilities for securing organizational data and network infrastructure against digital threats.  Students will build a deeper and broader knowledge of the tools and protocols needed to navigate, use, and manage security technologies.  This certificate provides technical and strategic knowledge to help the student fully leverage innovations while moving an organization from a reactive to a predictive approach to risk mitigation.  Students will also engage in conversations that will provide insight into the ethical, legal, and social dynamics of cybersecurity.

Network Security Major

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  1. Follow a structured model in Security Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  2. Detect attack methodology and combat hackers from intrusion or other suspicious attempts at connection to gain unauthorized access to a computer and its resources.
  3. Protect data and respond to threats that occur over the internet.
  4. Design and implement risk analysis, security policies, and damage assessment.
  5. Plan, implement and audit operating systems' security in a networked, multi-platform, and cross platform environment.
  6. Provide contingency operations that include administrative planning process for incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning within information security.

Technical Standards
See here for details.