Analysis and understanding of security risks involved in operating a web site and developing appropriate levels of security will be covered. Additionally, students will be introduced to common techniques used to commit communications fraud, and be introduced to the history of hacking and its various forms.
This program is approximately two quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements. Program hours are from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Prerequisites: Students are required to have completed NSS 101, 105, 110 or its equivalent, or have obtained A+ and Net+ certifications. A meeting with the program instructor prior to enrollment is necessary for assessment purposes. Prior to completion, students must provide documentation of a background check with the Washington State Patrol. All the courses in this certificate count towards the Computer Networking & Information Systems Security (CNISS) AAT or AAS-T degree program.
Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters
Overview of Hacking, Phreaking, & Cracking
Communications Best Practices
Virus, Worms, & Hazardous Software
Total Credits for Completion