Computer Security Graduate Certificate (Purdue)Offered by: Department of Computer & Information Science The Computer Security Graduate Certificate program will explore concepts and principles of cryptography and network security
Why choose this program?
Explore topics like cryptography, secure programming, security protocols, firewalls, intrusion detection, and social engineering. Continue on with in-depth material on advanced crypto and protocols, honeypots, wireless network security, and attacker techniques, and LDAP complemented with hands-on lab exercises. The program will explore concepts and principles of cryptography and network security, including:
- Classical and Modern Cryptography
- Secret Key Cryptosystems
- Public Key Cryptosystems
- Digital Signature and Authentication
- Hash Functions and Message Digest
- Key Distribution and Key Management
- Network Security Protocols
What you will learn?
The focus of this certificate is on practical aspects and application of cryptosystems and security protocols in network systems such as the Internet. The goal of this program is for the participant to acquire an understanding of the concepts and principles of cryptography and network security, and to have a hands-on experience in the practice and application of cryptosystems, security protocols and current network security standards. The successful participant will know:
- Network Security Threats and Attacks
- Security Requirements of Computer and Network Systems
- Techniques Enforcing Security Requirements and How to Implement these Techniques/Protocols
What will you do?
Software developers, system administrators, IT and R&D managers, business professionals with sufficient background, and legal professionals will gain a broad set of technologies unique to the problem of securing computing platforms when completing a graduate certificate in Computer Security.
Required disclosures to current and prospective students:
Federal regulations issued by the Department of Education require that Indiana University make certain information about this certificate program available. Disclosure of this data is a condition of awarding federal financial assistance to eligible students in this non-degree academic program.
*Admission and completion of Certificate does not guarantee MS program admission.
*Substitution of Certificate Classes requires the advance approval of the CS Department Graduate Committee.
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