Introduction to Cybersecurity

Course #CS3600

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course provides a comprehensive overview of cybersecurity terminology, concepts, software, hardware, and policies. It covers information threats, vulnerabilities, risks and safeguards and shows how these safeguards establish the confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, availability and non-repudiation of information. It addresses the protection of information using a combination of software and hardware mechanisms, while it is being processed and stored on computing platforms and transmitted across networks. This is the entry point (prerequisite) for all other Cybersecurity and Defense Track courses.

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  • CS2011
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Academic Calendar

  •  06 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin