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Certificate in Cybersecurity Defense

Course 2 of 3 in Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity delivered in collaboration with Emeritus.

  • TIME COMMITMENT 15-20 hours/week
  • DURATION 8 weeks
  • FORMAT Online
  • PRICE $2,500


MIT xPRO is collaborating with online education provider Emeritus to deliver this online course. By clicking LEARN MORE, you will be taken to a page where you can download the brochure and apply to the program via Emeritus.

  • Explore the secure communications between computer systems and organizations.
  • Learn how attacks are identified and how defensive cybersecurity responses are established.
  • Identify key components and sequences of SOC and IR frameworks.
  • Analyze data management in the cloud and apply the concepts to personal experiences.
  • Evaluate cybersecurity processes.
  • Explore threats and vulnerabilities, and evaluate responses to each.
  • Apply cybersecurity concepts to real organizations and scenarios.
  • Employ real-world insights from current cybersecurity professionals.
  • Utilize the NIST model to understand and explain risk management.