University of Idaho - I Banner
students walk on University of Idaho campus

Visit U of I

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Contact Us

Janssen Engineering Building Rooms 31 and 37

Mailing Address:

Engineering Outreach
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-6165

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: eo.uidaho.edu

Secure and Dependable Computing Systems

This academic certificate is offered by the Department of Computer Science. After completing this certificate, students will have a solid understanding of practical topics in network security; policy and mechanism, malicious code; intrusion detection, prevention, response; cryptographic techniques for privacy and integrity; emphasis on tradeoffs between risk of misuse, cost of prevention, and societal issues; concepts implemented in programming assignments; advanced topics in design and analysis of network, database, and operating system security; current trends and research in mandatory and discretionary security policies.

Certificate Coordinator: James Alves-Foss, Ph.D.

All students must contact the certificate coordinator to discuss background qualifications prior to starting the certificate. The certificate coordinator is a faculty member who will advise you before you declare for the certificate and while you are taking courses. 

Course Selection

This academic certificate consists of 12 credits selected from the courses listed below and approved by the certificate coordinator.

Required Courses (6 credits) Credits
CS 536 Advanced Information Assurance Concepts 3
CS 538 Network Security 3
CS 547 Computer and Network Forensics 3
Electives (6 credits) Credits
CS 504 Special Topics (as approved by the coordinator) 3
CS 539 Applied Security Concepts 3
CS 544 Control and Crit Intra Systems 3
ECE 544 Supervisory Control and Critical Infrastructure Systems 3
CS 548 Survivable Systems and Networks 3
CS 549 Fault/Tolerant Systems 3
CS 569 Resilient Control of Critical Infrastructure 3

Refer to the University of Idaho General Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements. View a list of the EO-delivered courses that are currently being offered.

Contact Us

Janssen Engineering Building Rooms 31 and 37

Mailing Address:

Engineering Outreach
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-6165

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: eo.uidaho.edu