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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Cyber Security (CYB120)


54 hours (15 weeks). 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2017 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recognize and differentiate between cyber security terms used in the profession; operate within a set of procedures, rules, and policies wherever applicable; provide operational information, application and infrastructure level security; distinguish between common defense tools for endpoint, servers, and cloud computing and use them in appropriate situations; and manage cyber security risks to valued assets. 


Major topics include: cyber security terminology and framework, network infrastructure and OSI (open systems interconnection) model, cyber threats and attacks, introduction to crypotography, security and incident management, hybrid cloud security, and defense methodologies. Prerequisites: Personal interview and skill-based exam. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, Introduction to Computer Science or as a general elective (5/18) (3/21 revalidation).