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2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity Certificate

Cybersecurity is the practice of ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information within interconnected systems. Cybersecurity requires extending the typical design and trade-off space to include protection and resiliency to combat malicious actors. Thinking like an adversary becomes a core competency of students in the program, and enables certificate graduates to approach the design and (re)development of systems from a more strategic security-centric mindset. The Cybersecurity Certificate guides students through foundational computer science and statistics concepts necessary for analyzing threat potentials and attack surfaces, building on those with competencies in critical system infrastructure through databases and networks, and further specialized them through two cybersecurity intensive courses.