Cybersecurity Concepts (Certificate)

Online Cybersecurity Concepts Program

More than 1.9 million records are lost or stolen every single day.[1] With every hack, breach and cyberattack, the need for educated and qualified online security experts becomes more pressing. Make your start in this rapid-growth industry with a certificate in Cyber Security Concepts from 100% online Grantham University.

This 16-credit-hour certificate program, like all our military-friendly college degree programs, gives you the flexibility to take classes on your terms. Also, the program can be completed in just half a year, putting you on the path to a new career or giving you the boost you need to complete an associate or bachelor’s degree program.

Cybersecurity Concepts Certificate Program Outcomes

By providing a solid foundation in cyber security through relevant curriculum, practice exams, real-world simulation and labs, this 16-credit-hour program gives you the insight to …

  • Identify the layers of the OSI model
  • Explain common networking protocols
  • Set up and troubleshoot various network topologies
  • Categorize threats and vulnerabilities to a network or information system
  • Explain and apply different strategies for securing networks or information systems
  • Determine the components and strategies for the implementation of an information systems security plan
  • Identify relevant laws and standards applicable to information systems security and computer crime
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Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
GU100 Student Success 1
CS216 Computer Networks 3
CS316 TCP/IP 3
IS211 Introduction to Information Systems Security 3
IS311 Security Operations 3
IS411 Network Security 3
Program and core: 16
Electives (0): 0
Total: 16

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Certificate
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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