Continuing Education

CCTM631 - Security Assessment and Vulnerability Management

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Course Overview

Bolster your cyber security through the use of security assessment and vulnerability management strategies and tools. With skills gained in this course, you will be able to perform security vulnerability assessments at an enterprise level.

Security assessments provide your security posture: a measurement that allows your organization to anticipate future security breaches. Graduates of this course will be able to describe security assessments and evaluate systems, applications, networks, policies, and procedures to discover, analyze, and mitigate vulnerabilities.

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to ensure your existing security controls are effective by using vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to monitor, identify, and manage threats. You will also be able to use a set of methodologies to combine risk assessments and information security assessments.

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  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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