This first course of a two course sequence is designed to assist students with ideation and planning for their final cyber security capstone project. At the end of this course, students should be able to identify and propose a concrete and well-defined problem in the field of cybersecurity. This course is a prerequisite for both the CYBR 499 and CYBR 350I courses.First day attendance is mandatory.Prerequisites: The student must have completed at least 12-upper-division credits from CYBR courses (i.e., three 300-level or above CYBR courses) OR Instructor Permission. Note: This course should be taken in the second last semester before the student graduates. Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for CFS/CYBR/ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.
2 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 15, 2022 to present
- Discuss current cybersecurity trends, challenges, and industry needs.
- Complete a review of various cybersecurity problems and identify the scope of work, problem statement and methodology to propose a sound solution.
- Use research outlets and additional learning resources to validate assumptions.
- Demonstrate an understanding of legal, ethical, and compliance aspects of cybersecurity.
- Develop a capstone project proposal using academic technical writing standards and be able to present and defend it for instructor approval.