Introduction to Cybersecurity - Excelsior College
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Introduction to Cybersecurity
Catalog number: CNx1430
Description: The examination Introduction to Cybersecurity measures knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in an introductory, one-credit, undergraduate course in Introduction to Cybersecurity. The exam corresponds with course offerings such as Computer Security, Beginning Cybersecurity, or Fundamentals of Cybersecurity. Students should enter this course with a basic proficiency in computer use and in the computer applications they might use to help prepare for this examination. This exam tests for comprehension and understanding of Introductory Cybersecurity concepts and their use in pursuit of organizational goals and strategies. This examination specifically tests for fundamental concepts of cybersecurity. It overviews the evolving and dynamic field of cybersecurity, including common types of cyber-attacks and the techniques for identifying, detecting, and defending against cybersecurity threats. The exam will also focus on students' understanding of personal, physical, network, web, and wireless security, and the relationship of cybersecurity standards with the law.
Exam Type: Multiple Choice
Credit / Level: 1.0 / Lower
Exam Fee: $40*
* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.