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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Cybersecurity

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment and to give working professionals advancement opportunities in the computer networking field. Successfully acquiring a FRCC Cybersecurity Certificate signifies that a student has had an overview of network security.  Communication Security is studied, including remote access, email, the web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. Common network attacks and Computer forensics are introduced. Cryptography basics are incorporated, and operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity.

Requirements

Students should talk to the program director before starting this certificate.

Students must demonstrate course proficiency or course completion of CNG 120 A+ Certification Preparation or both CNG 121 Computer Technician I: A+ and CNG 122 Computer Technician II: A+ or permission of program director.

All certificate courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or above.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
CNG 101Networking Fundamentals

3

or

CNG 124Networking I: Network +

3

 

CNG 132Network Security Fundamentals

3

CNG 133Firewalls/Network Security

3

Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
CNG 142Intro to Cloud Computing Concepts

3

CNG 251Anti Virus Concepts

3

CNG 254Data Encryption

3

CNG 257Network Defense & Counter Measures

3

CNG 258Digital forensics

4

CNG 259Enterprise Security

4

Total Credit Hours: 12