Project Management & Information Technology

Information Security Management

This course focuses on the importance of protecting data and information in today's digital world as related to strategy and policy, awareness, data classification, ownership and accountability, monitoring and reporting. The course covers network components that comprise the environment, where the data are input, processed, stored and how the data travel through the Intranet, Extranet, and/or Internet. Upon completion of the course, students learn to assess the impact of data in the digital world, considering the steps that the Government, Corporations and the Private Sector take to protect information assets. Students gain an understanding of components that comprise network security and how each component provides protection. They become familiar with preventative and detective tools such as anti-malware, ACL, virus protection, cryptography, intrusion detection, audit logs, and logical and physical controls and perform information risk assessments.
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Associated Degrees