cybersecurity 

  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Certificate Online Program
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Certificate Online Program

    This certificate course is for the entry level IT person, the career changer, law enforcement, human resource manager, small/medium size business owner, or any other student interested in Cybersecurity.

    Easy fundamental format so you do not have to be a computer expert. The program covers important topics such as Creating Security Policies, the Cyber Detectives, Forensics, Malware, Cyber Stalking, Techniques used by Hackers, Encryption, Computer Software, Network Scanning, Cyber Terrorism and much more.

    Course format consist of weekly reading assignments, key terms, discussion and a couple of easy to follow labs lead by one of America's leading authorities in Cybersecurity.

    You will see firsthand how hackers target systems, how to use password cracking utilities, and how to scan networks for viruses.

    Textbook Included: Computer Security Fundamentals, Second Edition, Chuck Easttom

    Course last 12 weeks with a 2 week extension upon request. Certificate upon completion.

    Instructors: Mike Gregg, CISSP, SSCP, MCSE, A+ Certification, Lead Instructor | Marty Davis, M.A., Assistant

    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Certificate Program

    Starts August 15 | 12 Weeks Online Instruction
    Instructor: Mike Gregg and Marty Davis
    Hours/CEUS: 85 Hours | 8.5 CEUS
    Fee: $295

  • Fundamentals of Computer Forensics Certificate Online Program
    Fundamentals of Computer Forensics Certificate Online Program

    This certificate course is for individuals and organizations who want to develop a stronger fundamental understanding of computer forensics and the practice of collecting, analyzing, documenting, and presenting information while maintaining a documented chain of custody. Such evidence is typically obtained during an investigation for civil or criminal proceedings. Individuals from law enforcement, small/medium size businesses, entry level IT positions, career changers, and personal computers will learn a variety of tips and techniques used when collecting, handling, or examining digital evidence.

    Topics to Be Discussed:  The Need for Digital Forensics | Preparation-What to do Before you Start | Computer Evidence | Common Task | Capturing Data | Extracting Information from Data | Password & Encryption | Common Forensics Tools | Pulling it all Together |How to Testify in Court

    Text Included: Computer Forensics Jumpstart, Second Edition

    Course last 12 weeks with a 2 week extension upon request. Certificate upon completion.

    Fundamentals of Computer Forensics Certificate Program

    Starts August 15 | 12 Weeks Online Instruction
    Instructor: Marty Davis
    Hours/CEUS: 85 Hours | 8.5 CEUS
    Fee: $295

If you require additional information or clarification regarding the Cybersecurity or Computer Forensics Courses, please contact Marty Davis at gdavis@westga.edu or 678.839.6614.