Cyber Security Program

The Cyber-S program is a source of graduate-level information security education for those serving as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Senior Agency Information Security Officers (SAISO), their staffs, and cyber
security managers. This program provides advanced education to respond to the requirements set forth in the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and requirements for secure use of national security information
systems set by the Committee for National Security Systems (CNSS). 

The Cyber Security (Cyber-S) program prepares graduates to:
  • Exercise strategic leadership and critical thinking inthe developmentand use of cybersecurity strategies,plans, policies,enabling technologies,and procedures incyberspace.
  • Develop and leadprograms to providecyber security, securityawareness training, riskanalysis, certificationand accreditation, security incident management, continuity of operations, and disaster recoveryAII
  • Link people, processes, information, and technology to critical cyber mission decisions to share information ina secure environment•
  • Develop and lead, in accordance with laws and regulations, an enterprise IA program that promotes andattains national security, agency, and inter-agency goals
  • Communicate at the strategic level demonstrating command of the topic, logical organization, compellingargument, and excellence in English grammar and syntax.

Cyber-S Certificate Requirements

NSTISSI 4011 Certificate (3 Courses)
AII (6203) - Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection
ESS (6206) - Enterprise Information Security and Risk Management
SEC (6201) - Cyber Security for Information Leaders

CNSSI 4012, 4016, NSTISSI, 4015 Certificates (4 Courses - 4011 + ATO)
ATO (6209) - Approval to Operate: Information System Certification and Accreditation

CISO Certificate (6 Courses - 4012 Certificate + 2 Electives)
CBL (6204) - Cyberlaw    
CIP (6230) - Critical Infrastructure Protection
COO (6504) - Continuity of Operations
TCC (6215) - Terrorism and Crime in Cyberspace

Government Information Leadership M.S Cyber-Security Concentration (12 Courses)

Foundation (Required)
OCL (6321) - Organizational Culture for Strategic Leaders 
CYS (6326) - Cyberspace Strategies
CAP (6700) - Capstone
AII (6203) - Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection
ESS (6206) - Enterprise Information Security and Risk Management
SEC (6201) - Cyber Security for Information Leaders
ATO (6209) - Approval to Operate: Information System Certification and Accreditation

Leadership - Take One
DMG (6323) - Decision Making for Government Leaders
IPL (6411) - Information Technology Program Leadership
LDC (6301) - Leadership for the Information Age
MAC (6512) - Multi-Agency Information-Enabled Collaboration

Technology - Take Two
EIT (6442) - Emerging Technologies 
GEN (6205) - Global Enterprise Networking and Telecommunications
WGV (6435) - Web-Enabled Government: Facilitating Collaboration and Transparency

Management - Take One
COO (6504) - Continuity of Operations
ITP (6416) - Information Technology Project Management
IPC (6228) - International Perspective on Cyberspace
TCC (6215) - Terrorism and Crime in Cyberspace

Core Elective - Take One
CBL (6204) - Cyberlaw    
CIP (6230) - Critical Infrastructure Protection

Cyber-S Program Flyer
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