|What is the Cyber Crime Certificate?
||CyberSecurity is a career that has the responsibility to protect the Information assets of the entity that employs them. Cyber Technicians perform different functions in this effort. These functions include detecting and preventing cyber-attacks, monitoring network activity to prevent internal attacks, encryption techniques, disaster and incident recovery, auditing, and system testing.
The cybercrime specialist certificate was created to better prepare our students to become computer forensics professionals. This program provides basic training in computer forensics and cybercrime; to produce competent entry-level computer forensics technician.
|Length of Program
||2 semesters minimum
|Semester Program Begins
||Fall, spring, and summer semesters.
||Applicants to the Computer Programming program must meet all Admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
||Diploma level proficiency in English, reading, and math. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
CIST 1001 *
This course should be taken in the first semester.
||You may enter in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.
|Program Costs and Requirements
||Tuition and books.
|For more information, contact:
||Karen Benson, program director, KBenson@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6674.
|For admission and enrollment, contact:
||Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email CISTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.
Cybersecurity in business and industrial firms, financial institutions, government agencies, sortware developers, and Internet Service Providers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Information Security Analysts, on the Internet http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (visited April 29, 2016).