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Certified Ethical Hacker Credential

Credits Available

  • Computer Security: 3 credits, upper division level

Dates Valid

March 2010 through December 2019

Issuing Agency

EC-Council (International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants)

Applying for the Credit

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the ACORN Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Descriptions

Computer Security (aka Information Systems Security, Information Technology Security): 3 credits, upper division level
Equivalent to CSS 437 - Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and topics of information technology security and risk management at the organizational level. Students learn critical security principles that enable them to plan, develop, and perform security tasks. The course addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications and policies and procedures with respect to organizational IT security and risk management.