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Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Cyber Security


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Through the coursework in this certificate program, students are taught the essentials of cyber security threats, risks, and how to keep data secure. Students explore concepts in the areas of computer operating systems, security governance structure, information assurance, and risk management. Students have the opportunity to

  • Design and secure a network and examine different networking configurations.
  • Apply information assurance theoretical concepts and models for data protection.
  • Analyze attributes of common system vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Manage information security policies and internal standards.

The Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Cyber Security is part of Walden’s information technology program offerings. Walden is designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through the year 2019.

Certificate Requirements


  • 9 semester credits
  • 1.5 semesters (6 months) to complete

Program Data


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