Course Number: 95-752
Introduction to Information Security Management
Students should have a background in computer basics, business management and information systems management.
The course covers a variety of topics that will prepare those students who wish to develop a skill set in data security administration or who wish to enhance their current information systems expertise by gaining additional knowledge in the field of computer security.
The topics to be covered during the semester will range from access control and data classification to cryptography and risk management. Students will also be instructed in how to design and create disaster recovery plans, computer policies and standards, system security architectures and physical security controls. Legal aspects of computer security will also be covered as will auditing in a secured environment and managing as a day-to-day security administrator. In-class projects will focus upon critical thinking for security managers in mainframe, midrange and network environments as well as research assignments and basic policy creation. Guest speakers will also provide additional insight to selected topics during the semester