Course Details

Course Number: 95-755

Information Security Risk Management I

Units: 6

This course and its follow-on Information Security Risk Management II (95-756) examine information security as a risk management problem where the organization identifies information security risks, evaluates those risks, and makes risk mitigation and acceptance decisions given its resource constraints. In part one of this class, students will learn foundational concepts in risk management and economic valuation and will be introduced to standard risk management approaches for identifying, analyzing, and responding to risk, as well as the tools and methodologies for metrics to monitor risk management activities. A prospective student should have had a exposure to the fundamentals of probability and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

In part one of this class students will learn foundational concepts in risk management and economic valuation and will be introduced standard risk management approaches for identifying, analyzing, and responding to risk, as well as the tools and methodologies for metrics to monitor risk management activities.

Syllabus

Prerequisites:
95-752 Introduction to Information Security Management 12 Credits

Faculty:
Adam Cummings
James Stevens