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Certificate

Cybersecurity

Students in the Cybersecurity certificate program acquire a wide range of technical skills that prepare them for penetration testing positions.

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Requirements
CoursesCredits
BIT116   IT: Linux
 
3
BIT248
BIT248L
  Switching, Routine, and Wireless Essentials (Cisco 2)
 
4
BIT240   IT: Security+
 
3
BIT241   IT: Ethical Hacking
 
3
BIT242   IT: Advanced Ehtical Hacking I
 
3
BIT243   IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking II
 
3
BIT244   IT Security: Reverse Engineering
 
3
BIT245   IT Security: Penetration Testing
 
3
Total Credits 25

Completion of a program is based on full time enrollment. Many of our students attend part time and may not complete within the one year timeline.

Upon successful completion of the Cybersecurity Certificate, students are able to:

  • Read, write, discuss, and think critically about topics and ideas in IT Security.
  • Analyze ethical issues and apply ethical standards in the performance of responsibilities in a variety of IT Security careers.
  • Work independently and with teams in an IT Security setting.
  • Synthesize information from documentation and solve business problems.
  • Prepare for Security Penetration Testing certification exam.
  • Prepare for Security+ certification exam.
  • Prepare for Ethical Hacking certification exam.
  • Prepare for Advanced Ethical Hacking certification exam.
  • Prepare for Security Reverse Engineering certification exam.
  • Prepare for Security Expert Penetration Testing certification exam.

Students completing the Cybersecurity certificate are trained to work as penetration testers within network administration, engineering, management or consulting. Students are encouraged to build on the certificate program eventually obtaining a degree at the College.

Full Time Faculty

Louis Beco
email: lbeco@capecod.edu
phone: 774.330.4398


Andrea Lyons
email: alyons@capecod.edu
phone: 774.330.4743