Core/Elective Course

Introduction to Cybersecurity, First Semester (HCO2191B)

The focus of instruction will include the implementation and monitoring of security on network and computer systems. Students will investigate strategies to identify and protect against security threats such as malicious actors, eavesdropping, and network attacks. The basics of encryption and logical reasoning will be explored. Hands-on labs in the CYBER.ORG Range provide practice in the configuration and mitigation of system vulnerabilities. Each unit integrates current events and related cyber ethics and law.

Course Syllabus

This computer generated PDF syllabus provides an exact outline of all topics and assignments presented to the student.

North Dakota State Course Codes (MIS03)

This is a single semester (0.5 credit) course. The MIS03 code for this course is: 27280

Career Technical Education (CTE) Course

This course meets standards for the Career and Technical Education graduation requirement. Click here for details.

Course Duration and Extension

This course is designed to be completed in a 20 week semester. Students may extend the time for completion to 40 weeks by re-purchasing the course as a Course Extension before the end of the 20 week enrollment.

Computer Requirements for Online Courses

This is an online course. Click here to view minimum computer requirements. Phones, tablets, and other computing devices, while they may work for some NDCDE services, are not supported for submitting assignments, posting discussions, or taking assessments.

MIS03 Code: 27280
Mode of Instruction: Asynchronous
Course Maximum Completion Length: 140 Days (20 Weeks, 0 Days)
Course Syllabus: LMS Generated PDF File

North Dakota Price: $119.00
Out-of-State Price: $349.00