Course in Computer Security

Top Course Studies in Computer Security

Computer Security

Computer security is an increasingly important field of study as people become more reliant on technology. A course in computer security is a quick way to pad a resume while working toward a computer-related degree.

What is a course in computer security? Courses in computer security tend to look at the foundations of software security and the utilization of code and cryptography to adequately secure networks and information systems. Depending on where the courses are taken, completion of an entire program could result in a certificate. Courses of study often last for approximately one year and might also be used to work toward a degree in information systems. Courses may range from introductory classes for those unfamiliar with code and cryptography to advanced courses involving engineering of software

Many computer security courses are available online, which makes them flexible and accessible to nearly anyone with internet access. Courses are rather short, which also means earning a certificate does not take much time. It can be a good option for students and professionals alike.

How much a computer security course costs depends on the institution providing the course and the length of study. To learn more about all of the costs involved with your course of choice, contact the admission office of the school providing the course.

There are many different careers associated with courses in computer security. Some jobs may require a degree. With the proper education and a certificate in computer security, graduates may be able to find work as a forensic analyst, information security crime investigator, malware analyst, security auditor, vulnerability researcher, security software developer, disaster recovery and a variety of other positions. There are many different positions available with private businesses, public companies and government agencies.

It is more important than ever to gain an understanding in computer security. To learn more about courses involving security of information systems, networks and more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

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EC-Council Certified Courses

Zeus Consulting
Campus Full time 5 days September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Zeus Consulting is Accredited Trainings Centre of EC-Council. All EC-Council programs are delivered by certified trainers. [+]

Best Course Studies in Computer Security 2017. Zeus Consulting is Accredited Trainings Centre of EC-Council. All EC-Council programs are delivered by certified trainers. EC-Council - Disaster Recovery Professional The EDRP course teaches you the methods in identifying vulnerabilities and takes appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks for an organization. It also provides the networking professional with a foundation in disaster recovery principles, including preparation of a disaster recovery plan, assessment of risks in the enterprise, development of policies, and procedures, and understanding of the roles and relationships of various members of an organization, implementation of the plan, and recovering from a disaster. This EDRP course takes an enterprise-wide approach to developing a disaster recovery plan. Students will learn how to create a secure network by putting policies and procedures in place, and how to restore a network in the event of a disaster. Who Should Attend Network server administrators, Firewall Administrators, Security Testers, System Administrators and Risk Assessment professionals. EC-Council - Certified Encryption Specialist ECES course introduces students to modern symmetric key cryptography including the details of algorithms such as Feistel Networks, DES, and AES as well as an overview of many other algorithms such as Blowfish, Twofish, Skipjack, and others. Students will learn the basics of information theory as it applies to cryptography. Students will be introduced to hashing algorithms including MD5, MD6, SHA, Gost, RIPMD 256 and others. The course also covers asymmetric cryptography including thorough descriptions of RSA, Elgamal, Elliptic Curve, and DSA. Students will... [-]

Computer Security and Investigations

Fleming College
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. [+]

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. Program Highlights The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. Your classes are regularly reviewed and improved to be the most current subjects demanded by the industry, such as: Advanced Ethical Hacking Threat and Risk Analysis Information Security Advanced Computer Forensics Internet and Hacking Investigations CISCO Network Design and Management Network Security Criminology Justice Studies In addition to these cutting edge subjects, you will also learn how to develop systems, procedures, and human resources to manage the risks associated with information technology - and be capable of providing technical assistance to prevent, investigate, and protect individuals and organizations from cyber-crime. Your studies will be from a security management and law enforcement perspective, with emphasis placed on both the technological and management skills required to implement information technology security, and the investigative skills necessary to respond appropriately to breaches of security. You will have the added benefit of courses in law, justice, and criminology, taking advantage of Fleming College’s reputation and experience in these fields, in addition to obtaining the technical training you need to function as a technological consultant. In this three-year program, the final sixth semester is an applied project or co-operative field placement in partnership with... [-]