Cyber & Data Security Technology Courses at Ashford University

Find out how you can help organizations protect their data and technological assets. You will learn best practices for cyber security, access control, configuration management, and more. This course is part of the Bachelor of Science in 信息技术 program at the Forbes School of 商业 & Technology.


Cyber & Data Security Technology Class Descriptions and Credit 信息rmation

CYB 300 System Administration & Security

3个学分

在这个过程中,学生将学习如何管理影响组织的技术。覆盖的概念,包括安全最佳实践,访问控制,网络组件和服务,变更管理和配置管理。学生将获得如何通过各种网络组件提供的服务应该被管理和保护的理解。先决条件:INT 301。

CYB 301 Introduction to Cyber & Data Security Technology

3个学分

这门课程向学生介绍信息系统安全(保密性,完整性和可用性)的原则和典型的IT基础设施的七个领域。风险,威胁和漏洞将被定义。 IT安全政策框架的建立将被强调。以下主题将介绍:风险管理过程,加密,遵守法律和信息安全标准。在课程结束后,学生将能够安全生命周期应用到信息系统。

CYB 302 Secure Web Applications & Social Networking

3个学分

本课程介绍了通过Web应用程序和社交网络连接到互联网所带来的风险。学生将学习的开放Web应用安全项目(OWASP)十大威胁到Web应用程序和Web应用安全联盟(WASC)的威胁类型。将提供关于如何维护在电子商务网站的PCI-DSS合规的指令。在课程结束后,学生将能够确保Web应用程序和降低漏洞与在Linux和Windows平台的Web应用程序。

CYB 400加密

3个学分

This course expands upon the cryptography concepts learned in CYB 301 Introduction to Cyber & Data Security Technology. A history of cryptography will be presented. Topics include symmetric encryption algorithms, asymmetric encryption algorithms, and hashing functions. The protocols, tools, and techniques used in cryptography will be reviewed. Hacking techniques that use cryptography will be introduced. At the end of the course, students will be able to design a cryptography plan to safeguard information that is electronically transmitted.

CYB 401 Risk Management & Infrastructure

3个学分

This course builds upon the risk management concepts learned in CYB 301 Introduction to Cyber & Data Security Technology. Topics presented are risk management standards, methods, and tools and IT governance and control frameworks. Methods to prepare a risk analysis will be reviewed. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify an organization’s threats and vulnerabilities, and the associated risks along with the probability that the risks will occur.

CYB 402个计算机取证

3个学分

This course builds upon the compliance concepts learned in CYB 301 Introduction to Cyber & Data Security Technology. Students will examine laws and/or regulations that may apply to an organization. The various types of evidence and how to protect the evidence via the chain of custody will be emphasized. Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to perform a digital forensic investigation.

CYB 499 Capstone for Cyber & Data Security Technology

3个学分

In the Cyber & Data Security Technology Capstone course, students will complete an original and significant project that integrates concepts, principles, and tools taught throughout the program. In this course, the student will design, implement, test, and document a secured solution of the seven domains of an organization’s IT infrastructure. A presentation will be made by the individual for evaluation and approval. Prerequisites: GEN 499. This course must be taken last in the program.

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