In partnership with Cybint, an international cyber education leader, Booth University College’s School of Business offers two online cybersecurity courses every semester.
These courses are open to business professionals and the public as well as our students.
BUS 175/MIS 175 Cybersecurity
This course is designed to introduce students to cybersecurity with a focus on its essential theories, elements, analysis and the evaluation of threats and opportunities. Includes foundational topics such as: social engineering, security-wares, Wi-Fi security, mobile security, hardware exploits and privacy essentials.
BUS 176/MIS 176 Cyber Intelligence
This course is designed to introduce students to cyber intelligence with a focus on its essential theories, elements and analysis of threats and opportunities. Includes foundational topics such as: hidden/deleted data, efficient information extraction, reputational analysis, geo-location, darknet, and online research methodology.
Both online cybersecurity courses are business elective options for Bachelor of Business Administration students. One must be chosen for the financial crimes major required courses.
Fall: September 5 to December 4, 2018
Winter: January 14 to April 12, 2019
Spring: April 29 to August 2, 2019
Cybercrimes are growing exponentially, threatening the financial markets, undermining public confidence, violating privacy, and costing hundreds of billions of dollars annually. Cybint is an international cyber education leader committed to solving the significant global shortage of cybersecurity experts and putting an end to the growing threat of cybercrimes by helping higher-education institutions develop their own cybersecurity programs. Cybint believes that protection starts with cybersecurity education, which has become one of the fastest growing disciplines in higher-education vocational training and government agencies.