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Badge in Information Security Fundamentals

The School of Computing's information security fundamentals badge (not a degree or certificate) is designed to prepare students to accomplish the following:

  • Analyze risk, using a variety of risk evaluation techniques.
  • Evaluate security policies.
  • Discuss legal and ethical issues related to information security.
  • Write incident response plans for common attacks.
  • Compare security countermeasures, accounting for cost and usability concerns


Completion of a bachelor's degree is required for admission.

Program Location

The badge is offered on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.


The badge comprises one course (three credits).

Students must take:

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