101 Eiche Library
Penn State Altoona
By earning this 17 credit certificate in Information Systems Security, the learner will gain knowledge to identify and resolve potential security problems before they become serious and costly. The successful student will be proficient in computer networking and security for both wired and wireless systems, installation and configuration of firewalls and intrusion detection and prevention, risk analysis and management, security management using policies and access control, fault tolerance, disaster recovery planning, computer forensics and investigations, cryptography, and physical security.
To earn an undergraduate certificate in INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY, a minimum of 17 credits is required.
IST 110 OR CMPSC 203 OR CMPSC 101 OR MIS 204
IST 250 OR MIS 302
No Prerequisites Required.
Effective Date: Spring Semester 2004
Last Revised by the Department: 11/07/2011