Oct 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Winona Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Science Major: Cybersecurity Track, B.A.


This track provides up-to-date knowledge and skills in the technology and application of computer security. Students will learn to apply risk management methods, and strategies; enhance the protection of enterprise-wide information assets; and detect and plan for cyber-attacks on networks and computer systems.

General Goals for Learning:

In addition to the computer science goals given above, students in the Cybersecurity track will be able to:

  • Develop technology skills to Integrate secure network components through knowledge of the operation of hardware, transmission media and network access control devices.
  • Perform a risk assessment to determine the extent that technology assets are exposed to risk.
  • Conduct a security control testing plan that involves a vulnerability assessment, and penetration testing
  • Implement the basics of evidence collection and documentation, investigative techniques, and digital forensics tools and procedures.
  • Implement recovery strategies such as backup, recovery sites, multiple processing sites and fault tolerance.