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    Seton Hall University: Essentials of Cybersecurity & Information Security

    Seton Hall University: Essentials of Cybersecurity & Information Security


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Computer Science, Cybersecurity
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Information Technology
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Have a high school student in need of summer plans? Seton Hall University is offering various pre-college programs over the summer from sports media and analytics to STEM and college prep, we are the right fit for your student. A precollege program is a great opportunity to study a favorite subject, get ahead in your chosen field, or try out something completely new. You may even be able to study something not offered at your high school. 

    Taking courses over the summer at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ will provide high school students the opportunity to take courses on a real university campus, meeting with experienced faculty and finding subjects and areas that interest you. 

    Essentials of Cybersecurity and Information Security
    July 8 - 19
    9 a.m. to noon

    Essentials of Cybersecurity & Information Security is designed for students eager to unravel the secrets of cybersecurity and information security, empowering them with essential knowledge and skills to safeguard the digital realm. Through a dynamic blend of engaging lectures, hands-on practical exercises, and real-world case studies, participants will embark on a transformative learning experience.

    Key Learning Objectives:

    1. Cyber Threat Landscape: Explore the ever-changing landscape of cyber threats, understanding the tactics employed by hackers and the strategies to defend against them.
    2. Foundations of Information Security: Build a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of information security, covering topics such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
    3. Cybersecurity Technologies: Dive into the world of cybersecurity tools and technologies, gaining hands-on experience with the latest software and hardware used to protect digital assets.
    4. Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing: Take on the role of an ethical hacker, learning how to identify vulnerabilities, conduct penetration tests, and fortify systems against potential cyberattacks.
    5. Incident Response and Cyber Forensics: Develop the skills to respond to cybersecurity incidents, investigate breaches, and implement effective cyber forensics techniques.
    6. Security Policies and Compliance: Understand the importance of creating and enforcing security policies to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
    7. Risk Management: Explore the concept of risk in cybersecurity, learning to assess and mitigate risks to protect organizational assets.

    This immersive precollege experience culminates in a hands-on cybersecurity challenge, where participants will apply their newfound skills to defend against simulated cyber threats. Whether you aspire to become a cybersecurity professional, IT specialist, or simply want to enhance your digital literacy, Cybersecurity Essentials is your gateway to mastering the essentials of cybersecurity and information security. Join us in this exciting exploration of the digital realm, where you'll emerge as a cyber guardian equipped to face the challenges of the modern cybersecurity landscape.