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CYBR 499 Cybersecurity Capstone II - Design, Development, and Implementation

This project-driven course helps students integrate and apply cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities into a comprehensive experience that demonstrate their summative expression of what students have learned in the BS Cybersecurity program. Students are expected to demonstrate their mastery through independently selecting and researching a project concept, its analysis and implementation, and presentation of a final report.


Special information

Prerequisite: Successful completion of CYBR498-Capstone I course or Instructor Permission. The student must have completed core cybersecurity major requirements and a minimum of 100 earned credits prior to registering for this course. Note: This course should be taken the semester in which the student intends to graduate. Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for CFS/CYB/ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.
3 Undergraduate credits

Effective December 14, 2020 to August 14, 2022

Learning outcomes


  • Integrate and apply cybersecurity knowledge and skills along with industry best practices to implement and perform various security operations to defend an enterprise against cyber adversaries.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders using strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively within a highly pressured team environment.
  • Identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly and professional literature on cybersecurity and be able to articulate research work in a well-written and orally presented project.
  • Understand various legal and compliance aspects of cybersecurity.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and sound judgment on ethical issues and dilemmas as they arise in cybersecurity and operations and will adhere to accepted norms of professional responsibility.

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 Cybersecurity Capstone II - Design, Development, and Implementation Witt, Sahar Books Course details