CIS 5710 - Information Security Fundamentals

This course examines information security fundamentals needed for a basic understanding of the Information Security discipline. The course covers basic attacks and vulnerabilities against an organization as well as their mitigation, managerial and legal requirements for organizations, professional ethics, and security policy formation and implementation. This course will help students understand identity and access management, asset security, and risk management. Finally, students will learn the importance of assessing and testing security frameworks to ensure robust incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity plans. Case projects and scenarios are used throughout the course to illustrate, test, and understand these topics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: Admission to the Graduate College or senior standing.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to upperclass and graduate students.

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