Apr 10, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT 238 - Introduction to Cyberwarfare

This course explores the threats to national security posed by the use of cyberattacks by nation-states and terrorist groups against information and communication systems. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer).

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity
  • Describe the steps of an advanced cyberattack between nation-states.
  • Categorize cyberattacks according to their specific effects on their targets and overall effects on national security.
  • Apply knowledge of past cyberattacks to predict future threats to individuals, organizations and national security
  • Distinguish the current roles of the private sector and the government in protecting the US national security from cyberattacks.
  • Analyze proposals for further efforts to protect US national security from cyberattacks

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