Computer Security and Systems Management Specialization

Starts Nov 17

Computer Security and Systems Management Specialization

Practical Application to System Management. Learn how to securely design and manage enterprise systems utilizing mainstream operating systems

About This Specialization

The Computer Security and Systems Management Specialization focuses on computing in an enterprise environment. Combining both theory and real world experience and architecture, the courses will prepare you to design and audit secure enterprise systems. The courses will cover practical use of major server operating systems in an enterprise environment and how to design and operate them securely.

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4 courses

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Projects Overview

Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Enterprise System Management and Security


    About the Course

    The world runs on computers. Your watch, your TV, your car. You might be familiar on how to operate each of these. Your home computer you are even more familiar with operating it. But what does it take to really take computer systems to the next
  2. COURSE 2

    Windows Server Management and Security


    About the Course

    Microsoft Windows has been at the forefront of enterprise computing for several decades. What most office workers see is the desktop side – such as Windows 7, 8 or 10. This course explores what it takes to design and build the server side of Windo
  3. COURSE 3

    Linux Server Management and Security


    About the Course

    Whether you are accessing a bank website, Netflix or your home router, chances are that your computer is interacting with a Linux system. The world runs on Linux. In this course, we will dive into how Linux works from an enterprise perspective. In w
  4. COURSE 4

    Planning, Auditing and Maintaining Enterprise Systems


    About the Course

    Good system management not only requires managing the systems themselves, but requires careful planning to make systems interact with each other, auditing of the systems once the systems are built, and proactive maintenance of all systems. Organizati


  • University of Colorado System

    At the University of Colorado Colorado Springs we value students and never forget that students are our reason for being.

    The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond.

  • Greg Williams

    Greg Williams