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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Network Protection

This certificate provides a detailed understanding of methods computer hackers utilize to infiltrate web and application technologies, including wireless networks.

Emphasis is placed on how security professionals can anticipate and protect against attacks through internal and external vulnerability assessment. Students learn the anatomies of viruses and worms and study a range of defense mechanisms applicable to the daily challenges faced by today’s security professionals. In addition, students are trained to use the most popular hacking, cracking and wireless security network analysis tools in order to test and secure wireless networks.

Network Protection (12 credits)

Why Capitol?

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Our comprehensive cybersecurity center

The Center for Cybersecurity Research and Analysis serves as the university hub for training, research, analysis, and programming in all things cybersecurity. Learn to defeat simulated cyberattacks, land an internship where you can put your skills to work and prepare for the workforce, publish a scholarly article addressing an existing challenge in the field, and much more. Students–both on-ground and online–faculty, alumni, and community partners alike are welcome.

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