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AT&T Employees: Become Future Ready With A Cybersecurity Badge Created Especially For You!
The AT&T Badge is an internal credential developed specifically for AT&T, through collaboration between AT&T cyber security professionals and the Champlain College Online cybersecurity program experts. This program is available only for employees of AT&T.
Created to meet the cybersecurity needs of AT&T, the Badges contain select courses from our Cybersecurity bachelor's degree and certificate programs; they are rigorous and there will be students in the classes who do not work for AT&T. If you decide to continue on from the badge to the Champlain College Online Cybersecurity certificate or bachelor's degree the courses will transfer seamlessly.
The AT&T Cybersecurity Badge program consists of three badges; the Fundamentals Badge, Advanced Badge. and the Gold Badge. These badges build upon each other, the Gold Badge is granted to those who complete both the Fundamentals and Advanced badges.
No matter what program you are interested in you must apply for admission, including for the AT&T Cybersecurity Badge programs. Because the admission requirements for the various program levels differ, students who wish to continue on from the Badge to a degree or certificate must also complete the application process for their new program of interest.
When applying to the badge program, please apply for the highest badge level you are considering pursuing. We have found that most students who apply for the Fundamentals Badge continue on for the Gold Badge. By applying for the Gold Badge you will not need to do anything after you complete the first two courses, your advisor will contact you about your next course(s) automatically. If you decide not to continue, simply let your advisor know and you will be removed from the Gold Badge.
Badge Prerequisite Requirements
Courses in the Cybersecurity Badge programs require certain prerequisite knowledge and must be demonstrated via review by the Champlain College Online Cybersecurity Program Chair. This includes consideration of prior work history via résumé, related industry certifications, and more. AT&T employees who do not demonstrate mastery of prerequisite course content must complete the additional courses prior to taking the required courses.
Financing The Badge
Students are responsible for payment of their courses; AT&T reimburses managers for badge program tuition following course completion, AT&T employees who are not managers should speak with their supervisor or check the HR OneStop tuition page for information regarding their reimbursement eligibility. Champlain College will bill students, regardless of reimbursement eligibility, before the start of the semester and students have the option to pay in full or in monthly installments. The standard Champlain College refund policy applies to badge programs as well as degree and certificate programs.
A Nationally Recognized Leader in Cybersecurity
Champlain is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the U.S. National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security since 2006, and Champlain cybersecurity programs have been named best in the nation by SC Magazine. Champlain is also designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Air Force Office of Special Investigations - the fifth college in the nation, and the only private college in the country, to receive this distinction.
AT&T employees will earn the AT&T Cybersecurity Advanced badge after successfully completing four courses:
CYBR 310 Mobile Security
CYBR 335 Ethical Hacking
CYBR 410 Emerging Threats & Defenses
CYBR 420 Policy Analysis & Implementation
Pre-requisites include: CYBR 210
Following are the courses and their descriptions.
This course focus on mobile threats and risks, smartphone security, mobile Internet security, mobile location privacy, and securing ad hoc networks. Students will use Acrylic WiFi, netsh and the Android x86 emulator.
This is a course on how to find and exploit vulnerabilities in systems. While discussing the ethical and legal framework of these activities, students will use Google search techniques (a.k.a. Google Hacking), online applications, including Damn Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA), and Champlain’s virtual environments equipped with Kali Linux, Metasploitable, Nessus, Nexpose, NMAP, Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), W3AF, Burp, and Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks (a.k.a. SATAN), among other tools.
Take CMIT-135,WEBD-125 and WEBD-220 or CYBR-210
In CYBR-410, students have a look on how the landscape of threats and defenses is evolving. Some of the tools used in the class are: Social Engineer's Toolkit (Kali Linux), Metasploitable, Low Orbit Ion Cannon (loic), hping3, TinyCA, and openSSL.
This course examines cybersecurity policy planning in an organizational context. The aim is to examine key procedures, such as security requirements analysis and risk assessments, to determine their roles in policy formation.
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