Provides the basic knowledge needed to understand key concepts of information security from both a theoretical and practical perspective. The student will gain a strong footing to cope with the changes that are to come with the use and ever-growing reliance on computer technology. Issues of privacy and compliance will also be addressed in the context of greater visibility and public concerns. Through examination of the 10 domains of the Common Body of Knowledge for Information Security, students will learn how these concepts are applied and used to protect information assets and defend against attacks They will also gain an understanding of how these concepts can be used to drive security projects and policies that will strengthen the overall security posture of an organization.
Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2015