UMBC Center for Information Security and Assurance


Introduction to Cybersecurity - CYBR 620

Course Description

This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of cybersecurity by discussing the evolution of information security into cybersecurity, cybersecurity theory, and the relationship of cybersecurity to nations, businesses, society, and people. Students will be exposed to multiple cybersecurity technologies, processes, and procedures, learn how to analyze the threats, vulnerabilities and risks present in these environments, and develop appropriate strategies to mitigate potential cybersecurity problems.

Prerequisites: B.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.

Previous Offerings

  • Spring 2012 (Getek, Huhn)
  • Summer 2011 (Forno)
  • Spring 2011 (Forno, Huhn)