This certificate places an emphasis on the use of tools and technologies for information assurance rather than on design and development of protocols to secure an enterprise infrastructure.

With recent breaches in the security of many large government agencies and private companies, cybersecurity is an issue of great importance to the global society. As corporations increasingly depend on digital solutions in new product development, the consequence of an electronic security breach will likely become more severe.


The courses are eight-week courses offered in a fully online formats. Credit from these courses can be applied to a future graduate degree at the CU Denver Business school. Courses in this certificate include:

  • Securing the enterprise
  • Protecting the enterprise
  • Securing information assets
  • Protecting information assets