CYMS6100-A Foundations Of Cybersecurity (Summer 2024)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit for more information.
Session, Dates: 2 (05/07/2024 - 06/28/2024)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: 7 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers the fundamental building blocks of the interdisciplinary field of cybersecurity by considering both technical and management aspects. Students analyze cyber threats and vulnerabilities and examine common cyber defense technologies and best practices. The cybersecurity tools, methods, and components to protect networks, operating systems and applications are explored. The human, legal, privacy, and ethical aspects of cybersecurity are also examined. The goal is to prepare students for advanced study in cybersecurity. 3 Credits

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Lawrence C. Franzi, D.Sc.
Part-Time Faculty
Computer and Information Systems
Wheatley Center 142