Homeland Security and Cybersecurity Specialization

Starts Oct 02

Homeland Security and Cybersecurity Specialization

Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction.

About This Specialization

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Cybersecurity has emerged as a priority homeland security concern because a coordinated cyber attack against critical infrastructure could result in the worst catastrophe in the nation’s history. This specialization examines the cybersecurity problem, and takes a close look at what is being done to safeguard the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction by cyber attack. At the conclusion of this course, we hope learners grasp the central message that cybersecurity is essential to critical infrastructure protection, which is essential to homeland security, which is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction.

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4 courses

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Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Homeland Security & Cybersecurity Connection - It's Not About the Terrorists

    Upcoming session: Oct 2 — Nov 6.
    Commitment
    This is Course 1 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to Course 1 in CS4950, Homeland Security and Cybersecruity. In this course we examine the origins of homeland security and its co0nnection with cybersecurity. Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic cata
  2. COURSE 2

    Cybersecurity Policy for Water and Electricity Infrastructures

    Upcoming session: Oct 2 — Nov 6.
    Commitment
    This is Course 2 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course will examine the drinking water and electricity infrastructures, and various policies that have been developed to help guide and strengthen their cybersecurity programs. The drinking water and electricity infrastructures are two of
  3. COURSE 3

    Cybersecurity Policy for Aviation and Internet Infrastructures

    Upcoming session: Oct 2 — Nov 6.
    Commitment
    This is Course 3 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course we will examine the aviation and Internet infrastructures, and various policies that have been developed to help guide and strengthen their cybersecurity programs. The aviation and Internet infrastructures are also considered "
  4. COURSE 4

    Homeland Security and Cybersecurity Future

    Upcoming session: Oct 2 — Nov 6.
    Commitment
    This is Course 4 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course takes a look at the future of cybersecurity with respect to what is being done to lessen the potential for catastrophic destruction resulting from cyber attack on critical infrastructure. In this respect, we take a short survey of p

Creators

  • University of Colorado System

    The UCCS School of Engineering and Applied Science is rated a "Best Value" by US News and World Report.

    The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond.

  • Richard White

    Richard White

    Assistant Research Professor

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