Cybersecurity Fundamentals

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You will learn cybersecurity concepts, issues, and tools that are critical in solving problems in the computing security domain. You will have opportunities to learn essential techniques in protecting systems and network infrastructures, analyzing and monitoring potential threats and attacks, devising and implementing security solutions for organizations large or small. This offering is part of the RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters Program that prepares students to enter and advance in the field of computing security.

Course Objectives:

  • Network and system administration fundamentals
  • Information assurance fundamentals such as confidentiality, integrity and availability, etc. Basic cryptography concepts.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for new and experienced leaders preparing to gear their company towards Industry 4.0 and IT professionals working in the domain of computing security.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Technology


Rochester Institute of Technology

Employee Type

New applicants, Leadership, Change leaders

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

96 hrs


Audit Free

Certification is paid for $ 150.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification