Cybersecurity 295


3 units

Course Description

This capstone course will cement skills and knowledge learned throughout the Master of Information and Cybersecurity program: core cybersecurity technical skills, understanding of the societal factors that impact the cybersecurity domain and how cybersecurity issues impact humans, and professional skills such as problem-solving, communication, influencing, collaboration, and group management – to prepare students for success in the field. The centerpiece is a semester-long group project in which teams of students propose and select a complex cybersecurity issue and apply multi-faceted analysis and problem-solving to identify, assess, and manage risk and deliver impact.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Engage in a highly collaborative process of idea generation, information sharing, and feedback that replicates key aspects of managing cybersecurity in an organizational setting.
  • Learn or reinforce communication, influencing, and management skills.
  • Practice using multi-faceted problem-solving skills to address complex cybersecurity issues.

Previously listed as CYBER W295.


MICS students only. CYBER 200, CYBER 202, CYBER 204, CYBER 206, and CYBER 210. Must be taken in final term of the MICS program.

Last updated:

April 2, 2024