Cybersecurity Capstone
Instructor Bo Yuan
Offering Number CYBER525x
Jan 08, 2019
8 weeks
0 Credits

This capstone includes the evaluation of the competencies and performance tasks, which define a successful cybersecurity defense.

This capstone is part of the RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters that is specifically designed to teach cybersecurity techniques and tools needed to effectively defend systems and networks of a corporate environment or enterprise.

In order to qualify for the MicroMasters Credential you will need to successfully earn a Verified Certificate in each of the four RITx Cybersecurity courses as well as pass this final capstone.

The capstone will test knowledge and skills across all 4 courses in the Cybersecurity MicroMasters. It will be virtually proctored and include hands-on lab exercises that are similar to the peer- or self-assessed homework lab exercises in the other four courses.

The live lab practical is to verify students’ hands-on ability of implementing security solutions in a real world setting. They include:

  • Implement security solutions to computer systems and networks
  • Perform a digital forensic investigation of a real world case
  • Write a forensic investigation report that is admissible to a court
  • Access security risk and design a mitigation plan for risk management in a corporate environment