Education

Cybersecurity Course Areas and Faculty

There are a number of Cybersecurity classes currently offered at CSU and the Cybersecurity Center is developing an executive education training course for industry professions.

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Advanced Networking and Security

Stephen Hayne
Professor
Computer Information Systems

Applied Cryptography

Anton Betten
Associate Professor
Mathematics

Blockchain technology

Joseph Gersch
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

Computer Security

Indrajit Ray
Professor Computer Science

and

Joseph Gersch
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

Cyber Data Analytics

Charles Butler
Professor
Computer Information Systems

Digital Forensics

Francisco Ortega
Assistant
Professor
Computer Science

Hardware Accelerators

Sanjay Rajopadhye
Professor
Computer Science

Information Assurance

Charles Butler
Professor
Computer Information Systems

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Post-Quantum Cryptography

Joseph Gersch
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

Quantitative Security

Yashwant Malaiya
Professor
Computer Science

Secure Vehicle and Industrial Networking

Jeremy Daily
Associate Professor
Systems Engineering

Supply Chain Security

Zac Rogers
Assistant Professor
Management

Systems Security

Joseph Gersch
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

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Master of Computer Information Systems, Plan C (M.C.I.S.) with Cyber Security Certificate

Core Courses for the Certificate: 

Effective Fall 2020 

Core Courses 
CIS 606 Application Software Infrastructure 
CIS 610 Software Development Methodology 
CIS 655 Business Database Systems 
Select at least one course from the following: 
CIS 605 Business Visual Application Development 
CIS 611 Object-Oriented Systems 

Cyber Security Certificate Courses: (Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites) 

Code Title Credits 
CIS 563 Information Assurance and Security 
CIS 606 Application Software Infrastructure 
CIS 620 IT Communications Infrastructure 
CIS 623 Cybersecurity 
Program Total Credits: 12 


 *This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate. 

Forthcoming Cybersecurity Education and Professional Development Opportunities

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