Security Operations


3 units

Course Description

This course will focus on understanding key areas within security operations from a management perspective. Upon completion of this course, students will understand implementation and maintenance best practices for security operations services such as incident response, internal investigations, security analysis, threat intelligence and digital forensics. Students will not only get hands-on experience within each discipline but will also understand how to recruit and train others within a security operations center or security team.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate data analysis as it pertains to identifying and responding to cyber-attacks.
  • Effectively apply knowledge in simulated real-world conditions to protect and defend complex networks and infrastructures, including in the cloud.
  • Implement incident response and digital forensics techniques.


MICS students only. CYBER 200, CYBER 204, and CYBER 210
Last updated: October 27, 2022