cybersecurity

 

The Fundamentals of Cybersecurity and Fundamentals of Computer Forensics Certificate Programs are instructed 100% online.  Each program offers 8.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU's) which are equivalent to 85 hours worth of instruction.  Enroll anytime and work at your own pace. 

 

Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics Online Programs

  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Certificate Program

    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Digital Badge

    Fundamentals of Cybersecuity |  Enroll Anytime in Calendar Year 2018 | Registration Link

    Fundamentals of Cybersecuity | Enroll Anytime in Spring 2019 | 1/1/19-6/30/19 | Registration Link

    Fundamentals of Cybersecuity | Enroll Anytime in Fall 2019 | 7/1/19-12/31/19 | Registration Link

    Intended Participants:  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.

    Program Content and Structure: 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 consists 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.  Hours/CEUS: 85 Hours | 8.5 CEUS

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

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

    Technology Requirements: The courses are instructed 100% online through CourseDen requiring the following: Windows PC or Apple MacIntosh OS, Internet Access with Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome Web Browser, Adobe Flash, Speakers, and Printer. Please use the System Checker on the Course Den Home Page.

    Fee: $295 includes course materials, access to the online classroom, and a digital badge and certificate upon successful completion.

  • Fundamentals of Computer Forensics Certificate Program

    Computer Forensics BadgeFundamentals of Computer Forensics

    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.

    Intended Participants: 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.

    Program Content and Structure: Easy fundamental format so you do not have to be a computer expert. The program covers the discussion of topics including: 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

    Textbook Included: Computer Forensics Jumpstart, Second Edition

    Technology Requirements: The courses are instructed 100% online through CourseDen requiring the following: Windows PC or Apple MacIntosh OS, Internet Access with Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome Web Browser, Adobe Flash, Speakers, and Printer. Please use the System Checker on the Course Den Home Page.

    Online Instruction | Start Anytime
    Hours/CEUS: 85 Hours | 8.5 CEUS
    Instructor: Marty Davis
    Fee: $295 includes course materials, access to the online classroom, and a certificate upon successful completion.

Program Contact

If you require additional information or clarification, please contact Marty Davis at gdavis@westga.edu or 678-839-6614.