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Program Protection Credential

Develop your expertise in preventing, detecting and managing program protection challenges through this comprehensive training that covers security threats, vulnerabilities and risk trade-offs. Explore the three pillars of program protection—information, critical technologies and mission-critical functions—that will allow you to master cybersecurity, anti-tamper tactics and supply chain risk management countermeasures. You’ll learn to craft robust program protection plans using real-world scenarios. You'll also learn how to execute system security engineering actions to safeguard critical program information and trusted systems and networks. By completing the requirements of this credential, you’ll strengthen your capacity to serve as a core member of a system security IPT and identify, plan and execute protection strategies.

Estimated time to complete this credential is 31 hours. Earn up to 34 CLPs.

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ID Title Delivery Method
ENG 260 Program Protection for Practitioners Online Training (OLT)
ACQ 160 Program Protection Planning Awareness Online Training (OLT)


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Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 04/27/2020


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com