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Security Architecture & Design

A required course in the Cyber Security Certificate Program.

Course Description

This course will cover principles and benefits of security architecture, trusted systems and computing base, and system and enterprise architecture along with concepts of security models and information security evaluation models (e.g. PCI-DSS). Additional topics include an overview of security capabilities, vulnerabilities, and threats and an introduction to countermeasure and defense in depth.

Prerequisite: I&C SCI X465.00 Cyber Security and I&C SCI X465.01 Secure Systems OR one year of experience with Cyber Security.

  • Details
  • $795
  • April 17, 2023 to June 25, 2023
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00231
  • ID/Units: I&C SCI X465.02  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2023


Nischit N. Vaidya, CISSP currently is the President and Co-founder of Argotis, Inc. He also is a Sr. Security Engineering for Van Dyke Technology Group, and an instructor of Introduction to Information Assurance at Capitol College. He is qualified to teach for UC Irvine, bringing 15+ years of Information Technology experience, and almost 4 years of teaching experience in information security. His expertise includes operating systems specifically Windows, network security appliances such as firewalls, risk assessment, and information security consulting.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

CISSP All-in-one Exam Guide
Book - ISBN: 9781260467376
Harris, S. & Maymi, F, 9th ed, McGraw-Hill

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/17/2023Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END06/25/2023Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---