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Information Security for Business

Award Type: Certificate of Accomplishment

This certificate is designed for business professionals whose responsibilities include oversight of IT technology for their business function. Graduates of this certificate will gain a broad understanding of the key issues and challenges of managing information technology systems in a business setting and be able to apply key frameworks, models, and management methodologies to facilitate IT strategies, system implementations, and on‐going system operations.

The graduate of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Information Security for Business will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of information security, and how they relate to information systems needs of a business.
  • Use effective written and oral communication to create and update a business information security plan.
  • Develop technical skills to analyze and solve information security problems and selecting the appropriate strategy to address them.
  • design/develop/deploy/maintain and manage business information systems security plan.

Program Requirements

A major of 12 units is required for the certificate

Course Number Course Title Units
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts & Applications 3.0
CBIS 108 Networking and Administration 3.0
CBIS 310 Information Security Awareness for Business Professionals 3.0
CBIS 311 Information Security Planning for Business Managers 3.0