COURSE DESCRIPTION: Coursework covers implementation and monitoring of security on network and computer systems. including how to identify and protect against security threats such as hackers, eavesdropping and network attacks, as well as the basics of cryptography. Hands-on labs provide practice in the configuration and mitigation of system vulnerabilities. The curriculum is based on the SUPA (Syracuse University Project Advance) Cybersecurity course which incorporates the CompTIA Security + Certification guidelines. Students are eligible to enroll in SUPA and will earn 3 college credits upon successful completion of the course.