Carnegie Mellon University

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Instructor CEU Units # of Lectures Hours per Week Tuition
Dale Meyerrose 4.8 12 8-10 $2,700

Course Objectives

This course provides students with an understanding of the basic concepts and practices of cybersecurity. Upon course completion students will:

  • Understand basic concepts and practices of cybersecurity.
  • Be familiar with cybersecurity leadership issues for cloud computing / platforms.
  • Be familiar with cybersecurity leadership issues for large scale data creation, storage and mining.
  • Be familiar with cybersecurity leadership issues for social media and mobile technologies.
  • Be familiar with cybersecurity leadership issues for human factors and insider threats.
  • Be familiar with leadership challenges and issues in the area of cybersecurity.

Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook

Textbook: "The Future of IoT:  Leveraging the Shift to a Data Centric World" by Don DeLoach, Emil Berthelsen and Wael Elrifal.   ISBN-10:  1543903525

Topics 

Lecture 1:    Cybersecurity Overview
Lecture 2:    Starting the Cyber Discussion
Lecture 3:    Is Cyber New - or a Re-hash of IT?
Lecture 4:    Cyber Operations - Not Your Parents' Network
Lecture 5:    Cyber is International - By Definition
Lecture 6:    Cyber Changing Government, Business - and Society as a Whole
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