Granted By: Purdue University
Academic Unit: Purdue School of Engineering and Technology
Certificate(s): Undergraduate Certificate in Network Security
Overview: The Network Security Certificate (NSC) provides information assurance and security education and training to students and professionals. Information assurance and security professionals are responsible for the policies and technologies used to safeguard the information systems infrastructure of a company. The NSC covers the foundational aspects of security as well as the latest and most relevant developments in information assurance. It is designed for the professional as well as the student who has a background in network and systems administration. The NSC is a valuable security-focused companion to current vendor-based certifications and has direct correlation to the CISSP and Security+ certification standards. Completion of the NSC will provide students with a solid foundation in security techniques and prepare them to work in the information assurance and network security field.