ENGR 580A4 - Cybersecurity for Systems Engineers

Cybersecurity principles, practices, technologies, design approaches, and terminology. Incorporation of cybersecurity principles into effective systems designs.

This course is directed to System Engineers and other technical personnel with a need to understand cybersecurity in order to integrate it into a balanced system design.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. Exams may be taken at the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, or at an accredited College or University Testing Center in your area. To request to take your exam at an accredited testing site in your area, please submit a Proctor Identification Form at least two weeks prior to the first exam in the course.


ENGR 501 (Foundations of Systems Engineering) or equivalent experience.

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email csu_online_registration@mail.colostate.edu to learn more. (Discounts are not applicable to Denver sections).

This class is available live via the Internet on Tuesdays from 5:15 - 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time. If you are registered in the online section, log into your Canvas account to access the course; directions will be posted.

For more information about proctored exams, go to the CSU Online website at http://www.online.colostate.edu/answers/services/proctoring.dot

Textbooks and Materials

The midterm exam will be a take-home via Canvas. The final will be a paper exam for which distance students (Sec 801) will need an approved proctor.