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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

Classes are offered fully online, in a hybrid format, or in-person in the late afternoon or evening in downtown Grand Rapids.


The badge comprises one course (three credits).

Students must take:

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