Applied Cybersecurity

UW Professional & Continuing Education

UW Professional & Continuing Education

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Who should attend

Software developers, designers, architects and analysts and people with programming, database, system or network administration experience, who want to become security analysts. This program is also good for IT managers who want to get hands-on in defense of their company's systems.

About the course

There has never been a better time to work in information security. Systems and data are constantly under attack, and tech professionals and managers must be able to stay ahead of the game and deploy the latest tools and strategies to protect their valuable data.

This certificate program provides a thorough technical review of cybersecurity issues and gives you hands-on experience in combating common threats. You’ll investigate different types of attacks and learn how to apply protective measures to all aspects of a company’s technology and business operations. Make sure that your skills are up to date and your systems are well-defended in the pitched battle for information security.

What you’ll Learn

  • How to identify the latest data threats and attacks
  • Cutting-edge protective strategies for implementing and administering organization-wide security measures
  • Approaches for securing locally hosted networks and for data stored with cloud services
  • Tools and techniques for specific threat categories
  • Emerging trends in the field

Prepare for Certification

By completing this program you’ll be better prepared to take professional security certification exams, including Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Learning Formats

Online with real-time meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time.

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum.

Experts

Chuck Dye

Chuck Dye leads a global team for Tableau Software, managing all information security functions including policy, compliance, risk assessment, security operations and audit. Dye previously worked for Microsoft, Getty Images and Paccar, gaining extensive experience in management, collaboration and...

Mike Tobias

Mike Tobias is a member of the Getty Images information security team focusing on log correlation, monitoring and AWS security. Tobias has a diverse set of skills built from experience at a number of organizations, like the Arkansas Supreme Court, Costco and Tableau Software. With more than a dec...

Bryant Bradbury

Retired CISO/Senior Risk Analyst, City of Seattle Bryant Bradbury has an almost 40-year-long career in IT that started as an internal auditor in the private sector and ended as a senior risk analyst in the public sector. Bradbury started out studying oceanography and marine biology but ended up ...

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Disclaimer

Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with any business school or university.

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Read more about Cybersecurity

Сybersecurity courses offer an excellent opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a perfect cybersecurity strategy that will accelerate the main security protocols' efficiency. After the successful completion of cybersec...

Read more about Information Technology

A large part of the courses provides basic information so the students are not required to have any IT qualifications before enrolling. Most of the IT learning programs are also broken down into specific areas of interest, such as systems analysis, a...

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