This certificate is intended for undergraduate students who wish to focus on the computer/network security aspects of Computer Science.Check Curriculum
The Computer Science Information Security Center (ISC) recognizes that no computer science graduate should be without information security knowledge. Toward this end, the Computer Science Department has introduced Information Security
content such as computer and network security across the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The curricula set forth by the ISC has been certified by the NSA to meet the National
Training Standards for Information Systems Security Professionals (4011) and Systems Administrators (4013).
The Computer Science Department offers specific courses which address technical and theoretical issues in Computer Security. Both undergraduate and graduate students can obtain a Computer Security Certificate by taking course sequences which emphasize principles of computer security.
Started in 2019, funded by WCU student club, HackWCU is a 24 hour student hackathon hosted by the West Chester Computer Science Club. Over 200 students and tech professionals joined here for weekend full of fun, innovation, and creative problem solving. Contestant build innovative and exciting projects with other students. This event is open to any college student.More
Badger CTF allows the student to connect to it via Secure Shell (SSH). It will spawn a docker container once connected. Students can write code, test, debug inside this system without worrying about configuration/environment setting.More
The West Chester Cybersecurity Club is a student organization focused on learning about Cybersecurity and developing technical skills for the real world. Club members will work towards expanding their knowledge by participating in CTF events, penetration testing activities, and by listening to guest speakers.More
This online program is for business leaders, managers, and executives in both technical and non-technical positions looking to build an action plan for a more cyber resilient organization.More
Started in 2002, funded by a total of 1.3 million dollars from NSF, and now used by over a thousand educational institutes worldwide, the SEED project's objective is to develop hands-on laboratory exercises (called SEED labs) for computer and information security education and help instructors adopt these labs in their curricula.More