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Reverse Engineering Malware Analysis and Techniques

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Malware represents one of the greatest threats that organizations face today and IT departments are coming to understand that their AV tools can only do so much to protect them. Reverse engineering malware is the process of taking a captured executable (a stand-alone executable or a library file, such as a DLL) and doing the computer equivalent of an MRI. This program is designed to fill a critical and growing need for cybersecurity personnel in the public and private sector.

Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating and defending computer crimes/attacks, properly seize and recover computer evidence. To combat cybercrime, students in the Cyber Security, Virtualization and Forensics program will study counter measures against hacking, spam, and computer viruses through Reverse Engineering Malware and evidence gathering. Graduates may work in a variety of computer security related fields including Cybersecurity, Network security, information assurance, computer incident investigation and digital forensics analysis.

This certificate program provides student with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain an employment in the incident handling, network forensics, reverse engineering and cybersecurity related field.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Network Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $28.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

  • Median wage: $37.42/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Database Administrators

  • Median wage: $43.94/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts

  • Median wage: $43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Century College
Century College
3300 Century Avenue North White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Toll-Free: (800) 228-1978 Local: (651) 779-3300 TTY: (651) 779-3354 Email: admissions@century.edu