The graduate certificate in Information Assurance teaches the theory and technical skills needed to detect threats and to secure vital, sensitive information assets across enterprise networks for organizations and government agencies. Achieving credentials in the information assurance (IA) field helps prove your knowledge of: network security solutions; continuous monitoring, activity analysis, threat detection, warnings, and attacks; cryptography; security awareness training and support; and infrastructure security engineering. This certificate program is intended for graduate students who seek to heighten their knowledge of information assurance without committing to an academic degree program. Program Courses The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses. Note: This program has specific admission requirements. Please view the requirements below to be sure you qualify to apply for this program. Program Objectives In addition to the institutional and general learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes: Analyze the components of an information assurance and certification plan. Assess security governance objectives and risk management objectives. Examine the phases, processes, standards, the levels, and the process areas of the INFOSEC Assessment Capability Maturity Model (IA-CMM). Appraise and conduct a complete threat, vulnerability, impact, and risk assessment; and synthesize risk mitigation strategies based on the analysis of this data.
Manassas , United States