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Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Network Defence XINC 2130

Cybersecurity Professionals Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This badge discusses the prevention of malicious attacks using network and host-based firewalls and intrusion detection systems as well as other malware detection systems. Students will also learn about cryptography and the impact of cryptography on security monitoring. Systems for monitoring endpoint vulnerabilities and mitigation of endpoint attacks will also be discussed.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how to prevent malicious access to computer networks, hosts, and data
  • Explain cryptography and its impact on network security monitoring
  • Explain how to investigate endpoint vulnerabilities and attacks

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Network Defence (XINC 2130) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Cybersecurity Operations
    Microcredential Part-time


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