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Cybersecurity | Course Descriptions

Below, you will find detailed information about the courses offered as part of the cybersecurity program at SUNO. This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a successful career in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. Whether you are just starting out or looking to advance your career, SUNO's cybersecurity program offers a range of courses to help you achieve your goals.


CYBR 100N (Introduction to Cybersecurity)

This course presents a broad overview of key cybersecurity concepts and practices characterizing the organizational security landscape within the seven domains of the Information Technology infrastructure. Foundational cybersecurity principles such as organization risk management, and adversarial thinking are emphasized with the intended outcome of developing robust knowledge and skills essential for the cybersecurity professional

CYBR 101N (Computer and IT fundamentals)

This course presents an introduction to Information Technology (IT) for both the entry-level and current IT professionals. A comprehensive approach to IT from a vendor-neutral perspective to achieve the knowledge and skills required in the extensive and varied IT organizational environment. Best practices in troubleshooting IT devices, networking and security are core topics.

CYBR 201 Secure Network Resource Mgmt

The course focuses on the concepts and practices of network security to identify and mitigate the threats to the organizational networks or from the Internet. The course will introduce the concepts of network design, topologies, architecture, protocols, and other techniques to secure the network.

CYBR 210 Intro to Cryptography

The course provides an overview of the cryptographic discipline. It will begin with an examination of the history of cryptography and the various components used in the management of cryptography. Concepts such as algorithm, public key infrastructure (PKI), quantum cryptography, and secure protocols will be introduced to boost the knowledge and skills of learners.

CYBR 301 Digital Forensics

This course provides an in-depth examination of digital forensics. Knowledge and skills related to the collection, processing, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence in support of network vulnerability mitigation and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations will be developed.

CYBR 311 Network Attacks and Hacking (CEH)

This course presents knowledge of network threats and develops skills to identify and assess the capabilities and activities of cybersecurity criminals or foreign intelligence entities; produce findings to help initialize or support law enforcement and counterintelligence investigations or activities.

CYBR 322/322L Incident Handling

This course presents knowledge of incident handling and develops skills to support the response to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats.

CYBR 330 Data Analytics

This course presents knowledge of data management and analysis and develops skills to examine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of providing security and privacy insight.

CYBR 335/335L Intro to Telecomm

This course presents knowledge of modern communications systems and develops skills to Install, configure, test, operate, maintain, and manage networks and firewalls, including hardware (e.g., hubs, bridges, switches, multiplexers, routers, cables, proxy servers, and protective distributor systems) and software that permit the sharing and transmission of all spectrum transmissions of information to support the security of information and information systems.

CYBR 342/342L Secure Software Design

This course presents knowledge of secure software design and develops skills to develop and write/code new (or modifies existing) computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs following software assurance best practices.

CYBR 355 PC Hardware and OS Architecture

This course presents knowledge of PC hardware and operating system architecture and develops skills to support effective system concept and design during the capabilities phases of the systems development life cycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into system and security designs and processes.

CYBR 410 Linux System Administration

This course presents knowledge of network threats and develops skills to support the installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of server configurations (hardware and software) to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

CYBR 430/430L Secure Programming

This course presents knowledge of network threats and develops skills to oversee, evaluate, and support the documentation, validation, assessment, and authorization processes necessary to assure that existing and new information technology (IT) systems meet the organization's cybersecurity and risk requirements.

CYBR 455 Capstone Project

This course is the culmination of the BS Cybersecurity program it allows the learner to use prior learning to offer solutions in an organizational organization resulting from current cybersecurity issues.