CYIS 6710 - Information Assurance and Security

This course examines information security assurance and security approaches, models, strategies, and techniques. The course reviews major core topics such as the rationales and planning for information security, but then moves into more detailed examination of risk management concepts such as assessment, controls, and continuity planning strategies. This course will help students understand the need for business impact analyses, recovery planning and processes, as well as the importance of information security education, training, and awareness to organizations. Students will learn how to implement information security policies and procedures as well as how to maintain an organization's information security profile over time. Case projects and scenarios are used throughout the course to illustrate, test, and understand these topics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CIS 5710 and (CS 5710 or CYIS 5710); with a grade of "C" or better in all prerequisites.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to graduate students only.

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