Computer and Network Cyber Security

This Certificate of Achievement is offered in collaboration with ENMU-Ruidoso through the statewide SUN Online collaboration. Students must be registered at ENMU-Roswell, and credit is awarded by ENMU-Roswell.

This program is specifically designed to prepare students as Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals, NSTISSI No. 4011 and CNSSI No. 4016 Entry-Level Risk Analysts or provide current Information Systems Professionals with an Information Systems security certification to meet the needs of current and future employer requirements. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to receive a university certification of completion for INFOSEC 4011 and 4016-E job National Security Agency categories and prepared and encouraged to take the COMPTIA Security+ test during the program to receive the industry certifications.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will

  • Be capable of planning, analyzing, developing, implementing, maintaining, and enhancing information system security programs, policies, procedures, and tools to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data;
  • Have the knowledge to implement higher-level security requirements; integrate security programs across disciplines; define security plans and policies; assess new system design methodologies to improve software quality, and institute measures to ensure awareness and compliance;
  • Have the knowledge to assess new security technologies and/or threats and recommend changes; review and evaluate security incident response policies; and develop long-range plans for IT security systems; and
  • Have the understanding and knowledge to resolve integration issues related to the implementation of new systems with the existing infrastructure.