This concentration focuses on testing methods and techniques to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of a company’s infrastructure, while providing application and network based security vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, securing wireless networks including authentication, authorization, and encryption in accordance with industry-accepted methods and protocols.

PrerequisitesRequired CoursesProgram MappingsAdmission Requirements

Prerequisites

  • ECCU 501 – Ethical Hacking must be completed before ECCU 503 Security Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment can be taken
  • ECCU 503 Security Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment must be completed before ECCU 506 Conducting Penetration and Security Testing can be taken

Required Courses

Required courses also prepare students to sit for the corresponding EC-Council certifications

  • ECCU 503 Security Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment
  • ECCU 506 Conducting Penetration and Security Testing
  • ECCU 509 Securing Wireless Networks

Program Mappings

The EC-Council University Graduate Certificate Program prepares students to challenge the following industry certification exam:

  • EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
  • Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT)

Admission Requirements

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