Telecommunications Forensics and Security certificate program offers courses on analyzing digital evidence, intrusion forensics and network analysis. This graduate certificate program is designed for those who are working in or planning to work in digital forensics and cyber analysis but do not want to complete requirements for a master's degree in the field. The certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis. The certificate may also be pursued concurrently with any of the graduate degree programs in the Volgenau School.

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Banner Code: VS-CERG-TFAS

Certificate Requirements 

Total credits: 15

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Core Courses

TCOM 562Network Security Fundamentals3
or ISA 562 Information Security Theory and Practice
TCOM 515Internet Protocol Routing: Lecture and Laboratory Course3
or TCOM 561 Security, Privacy, and Applied Cryptography for Telecommunications
Select one from the following:3
Network Forensics 1
Digital Media Forensics 1
Operations of Intrusion Detection for Forensics 1
Incident Response Forensics 1
Total Credits9

Electives

Select 6 credits from the following:6
Information Security Theory and Practice
Network Forensics
Digital Media Forensics
Advanced Secure Networking
Operations of Intrusion Detection for Forensics
Incident Response Forensics
Total Credits6