SCADA Cyber Security Certificate
Guarding the Critical Infrastructure, Systems, and Processes
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is the system that monitors and controls critical infrastructure, processes, and other systems. SCADA is used in various industries and processes, including power generation and transmission, water treatment, transportation, pipelines, etc.
SCADA Cyber Security protects and mitigates threats to the SCADA system, the critical infrastructure, processes, and other related systems. The security courses in this graduate level certificate focus on SCADA Cyber Security from a strategic perspective.
The certificate requires 15 graduate credit hours (as identified below) as well as post Baccalaureate status, and networking experience / training to register. If a student does not have the networking background, then they can take IST 7040 Data Communications and Networking as a prerequisite. Students are required to complete three IST credits and twelve SEC credits from the list of core courses.
SCADA Cyber Security Certificate Core Courses
IST 7060 Project and Change Management
IST 7100 IT Policy and Strategy
SEC 6080 Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security
SEC 6082 SCADA Architecture
SEC 6084 SCADA Risk Management and Auditing
SEC 6086 SCADA Security Awareness and Standards
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.