A key feature of UT’s cybersecurity major is that it helps prepare students for professional security certifications, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. The program also gives students extensive hands-on experience using industry standard tools in a modern cybersecurity lab.
Explore various cybersecurity certifications:
Certified Cyber Forensics Professional
Certified Cloud Security Professional
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Certified Information Security Manager
Certified Information System Security Professional
CISSP: Certified Information System Security ProfessionalIssuing Organization:
(ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security ProfessionalRequirements: https://www.isc2.org/cissp-professional-experience.aspxLink: https://www.isc2.org/cissp/default.aspxDetails:
The CISSP draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards and practices.
CISP-Information Systems Security Architecture Professional
CISSP-ISSAP: CISP-Information Systems Security Architecture ProfessionalIssuing Organization:
(ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security ProfessionalRequirements: https://www.isc2.org/concentrations/default.aspxLink: https://www.isc2.org/issap.aspxDetails:
The CISSP-ISSAP certification is for CISSPs who specialize in designing security solutions and providing management with risk-based guidance to meet organizational needs.
CISP-Information Systems Security Engineering Professional
CISSP-ISSEP: CISP-Information Systems Security Engineering ProfessionalIssuing Organization:
(ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security ProfessionalRequirements: https://www.isc2.org/concentrations/default.aspxLink: https://www.isc2.org/issep.aspxDetails:
The CISSP-ISSEP certification is for CISSPs who specialize in the practical application of systems engineering principles and processes to develop secure system.
CISP-Information Systems Security Management Professional
CISSP-ISSMP: CISP-Information Systems Security Management ProfessionalIssuing Organization:
(ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security ProfessionalRequirements: https://www.isc2.org/concentrations/default.aspxLink: https://www.isc2.org/issmp.aspxDetails:
The CISSP-ISSMP certification is for CISSPs who specialize in establishing, presenting and governing information security programs, and demonstrate management and leadership skills.
Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
CSSLP: Certified Secure Software Lifecycle ProfessionalIssuing Organization:
(ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security ProfessionalRequirements: https://www.isc2.org/concentrations/default.aspxLink: https://www.isc2.org/csslp/default.aspxDetails:
This course is designed for professionals who demonstrate a globally recognized level of competence, as defined in a common body of knowledge, by assuring security throughout the software lifecycle.
Global Information Asurance Certification
GIAC: Global Information Assurance Certification. (This is a entity which has around 12 certifications in its wing)Issuing Organization:
SANS InstituteRequirements: http://www.giac.org/certifications/Link: http://www.giac.org/Details:
(GIAC) is an information security certification entity that specializes in technical and practical certification as well as new research in the form of its GIAC Gold program.
GIAC Security Essentials Certification
Issued by CompTIA
Issued by CompTIA
Certified Ethical Hacker
CEH: Certified Ethical HackerIssuing Organization:
EC-Council-International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (There are many more private universities and organizations who have certification courses in CEH)Requirements: https://cert.eccouncil.org/Exam-Eligibility-Form.htmlLink: http://www.eccouncil.org/Details:
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is a qualification obtained in assessing the security of computer systems, using penetration testing techniques.
Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist
Issued by Cisco
Cisco Cybersecurity SpecialistIssuing Organization:
No prerequisites are required; however a thorough understanding of TCP/IP and a working knowledge of CCNA Security is highly recommended.Link: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/training-events/training-certifications/certifications/specialist/security/cybersecurity.htmlDetails:
Designed for professional security analysts and leveraging the features of Cisco and other network security products used today, the Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist certification focuses on the topics of event monitoring, security event/alarm/traffic analysis, and incident response.
Risk Management Continuity
Associate Risk Management Professional/ Certified Risk Management Professional
McAfee Institute Certifications
Issued by the McAfee Institute
McAfee Institute CertificationsIssuing Organization:
McAfee InstituteLink: https://www.mcafeeinstitute.com/collectionsDetails:
McAfee provides more than 60 different certifications for cybersecurity. The website has the details of all the certifications.
American Board for Certification in Homeland Security
ABCHS: American Board for Certification in Homeland SecurityIssuing Organization:
Multiple courses/Prerequisites differ according to the certifications.Link: http://www.abchs.com/about/boards/abcia/Details:
Provides multiple certifications in cybersecurity and information assurance