Information Security Management is becoming a key component in today’s business world. It is a matter of concern for the entire enterprise. Securing and protecting information is a key survival for any business today.
For students who are in management in IT or business, this program will provide essential and timely information for them to better manage their enterprises and make business decisions based on a more comprehensive sets of risk parameters and cyber security threats. Students will gain a broad level of understanding of information security, risk management, governance and compliance, risk assessment, risk acceptance, and current information security risks.
This program also provides the knowledge and information for student to prepare for information security professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA and CRISC.
Information Security Foundations
- Examines fundamentals in information security, principles and concepts, which includes the Principle of Least Privilege and the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) Triad. Various information security standards and frameworks will be discussed.
Information Security Governance and Risk Management
- Examines various challenges information security management faces when establishing information security practice in the enterprise. Discusses how to develop and implement an information security and risk management framework, policy development, establish compliance of the enterprise, conduct various risk assessment and manage risks, and privacy design in business applications.
Protection of Information Assets and Cyber Security
Provides an elevated understanding of protecting enterprise assets from cyber threats in real-world situations. It covers the topic of cyber security, data protection, access management, intrusion detection, perimeter security, encryption, data leakage prevention, secured email, physical security and end user security.