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Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Threats and Attacks XINC 2120

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

The badge explores the physical and logical structure of a computer network. Students will learn to identify the devices and connections used in a network and will be able to explain the operation of the network. Several types of network attacks will be explored, and students will learn how to classify these attacks for effective retrieval, mitigation, and communication.​


  • 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 the operation of the network infrastructure
  • Classify various network attacks​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Threats and Attacks (XINC 2120) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Cybersecurity Operations
    Microcredential Part-time


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