Explore our Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Cyber Security From Walden

Learn the essentials of threats, risks, and keeping data secure with Walden’s Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Cyber Security.

With the demand for information security professionals projected to grow more than 11% annually between 2013 and 2018, qualified and knowledgeable talent will be necessary to fill the critical skills gap.1 This online certificate program is designed to give you a solid foundation in the areas of computer operating systems, security governance structure, information assurance, and risk management.

Coursework in this graduate certificate program will allow you to:

  • Apply information assurance theoretical concepts and models for data protection.
  • Analyze attributes of common system vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Design and secure a network and examine different networking configurations.
  • Create and manage information security policies and internal standards necessary for the oversight and management of security throughout the enterprise.

The Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Cyber Security is part of Walden’s information technology program offerings. Walden is designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through the year 2019.

If reaching the next level is part of your career plan, Walden is committed to helping you earn credit for your foundational knowledge. Talk to an enrollment specialist at 855-646-5286 to learn more about transfer of credit options. Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.


Onuh Victoria

Onuh Victoria

BS in Information Technology Graduate and MS in Information Technology Student
My coursework has recently helped me get a new job as chief information officer at a school district in Indiana.
I'm a teacher by profession, and today, teaching is shifting from teacher to student, to student to teacher. My DIT gave me the opportunity to learn a little about so many things, and that is what I need in my profession.
I loved the flexibility of Walden. I was able to work my assignments into my schedule.
Anthony Harvey DIT Student
Anthony Harvey
Felix Aguboshim DIT Graduate
Felix Aguboshim
Angela Norbeck MISM Graduate
Angela Norbeck

1International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, 2013 Global Information Security Workforce Study, on the internet at https://iamcybersafe.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2013-ISC2-Global-Information-Security-Workforce-Study.pdf (viewed online May 5, 2015).

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