Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity

Delivered in collaboration with Emeritus.

  • TIME COMMITMENT 15-20 hours/week
  • DURATION 24 weeks
  • FORMAT Online
  • PRICE $7,450


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

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  • Explore the basic concepts of computer security systems and their operations
  • Explore the threat landscape and break down the types of threats and vulnerabilities
  • Identify the key components and sequences of incident response frameworks
  • Explore the fundamentals and strategies to protect systems
  • Learn how to identify and test vulnerabilities
  • Gain knowledge of privacy laws, regulatory agencies and resources, and the types of protection they provide
  • Explore the workings of secure communications between computer systems and organizations
  • Learn how attacks are identified and how defensive cybersecurity responses are established
  • Gain knowledge of the functions, strengths and weaknesses, and administration of SOCs
  • Identify key components and sequences of incident response frameworks
  • Learn how virtualization and the cloud are closely associated
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of how to identify and test vulnerabilities
  • See simulated cyberattacks on web application security
  • Learn to identify malicious activities cultivated by human actions
  • Understand privacy policies and how they relate to data governance
  • Learn to identify and mitigate risks associated with Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) devices
  • Explore artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and how they relate to the cyber environment