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COURSES

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity

INSTRUCTOR

ALVIN KIM \\ alvin.kim@ttu.edu

Information Security Intern at Mayo Clinic (2018)

Cyber Security Intern at CICS (2017)

Texas Tech Cybersecurity Undergraduate Researcher - Heartbeat Authentication

Major: Information Technology (MIS/IT)

Concentration: Cybersecurity

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UPCOMING COURSE IN CYBERSECURITY:

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity // Every Wednesday 7PM @ Rawls College of Business Rm 25

This course is free and exclusive to all RISA members. Click here to register for your RISA membership.

OVERVIEW

The purpose of this course is to help students interested in learning more about cybersecurity get their start in the field through a curriculum mix of introductory concepts of cybersecurity and detailed insights of the technical & non-technical areas of the cybersecurity field. Full schedule can be found under the 'Course Schedule' section below.

Students who successfully complete this course will:

  • Have an understanding of what cybersecurity is

  • Get a detailed insight on technical and non-technical corporate cybersecurity

  • Be given exclusive resources, guidance, and opportunities to expand their learning in cybersecurity 

  • Strategically find internships/full-time employment in cybersecurity

  • Have access to free resume and LinkedIn critiquing for cybersecurity job hunting with free professional headshots

  • Be given members points per session attended (5pts per session)

TARGET AUDIENCE

All members with a technical and non-technical background are welcome. This course does not require any technical/STEM background and welcomes any member interested in getting his or her start in cybersecurity.

COURSE SCHEDULE - MEETING DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS COMING SOON

Class 1: Course Overview, Introduction to Cybersecurity, Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Concepts

Class 2: Different Technical & Non-Technical Areas of Cybersecurity, Corporate Day-to-Day Cybersecurity Efforts

Class 3: Career Roadmap and Resources (internship/full-time employment, resume, interview tips, certifications)

Class 4 (optional): Resume and LinkedIn critiquing for cybersecurity (free professional headshots)

Class 5: Final exam

REQUIRED SUPPLIES

Laptop (optional)

MICRO-CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 100% attendance

  • Attendance quiz at the end of each class

  • Pass final exam with 80% or higher

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Course - Final Exam (7PM @ Rawls Room 25)
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Course - Class #4 (7PM @ Rawls Room 25)

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