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Is Security Concepts

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This course introduces general concepts of information systems security. Content includes governmental views, positions, and risk assessment and management. Coursework explores other concepts, including contingency and business resumption planning, backup schemes and implementation strategies, as well as various types of invasive actions and prevention measures.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Cryptography, Social Engineering, and Security Issues

    • Describe various attacks, and techniques and tools to discover security threats and vulnerabilities.
    • Define environmental and physical security and controls.
    • Define Social Engineering attacks and their impact/effectiveness.
    • Explain general cryptography concepts.

    Wireless, Cloud, and Application Security

    • Define issues related to wireless security.
    • Discuss network design elements such as Cloud and Virtualization that can be security risks.
    • Explain application security controls.

    Assessment and Management

    • Explain the importance of risk related concepts.
    • Select the appropriate mitigation technique given a situation.
    • Describe risk management best practices.

    Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

    • Discuss the security implications of integrating systems and data with third parties.
    • Explain basic forensic procedures.
    • Describe incident response procedures.
    • Discuss the importance of Disaster Recovery Planning.

    Secure Networks and Access Control

    • Discuss the security configuration parameters on network devices and other technologies.
    • Define secure network administration principles.
    • Explain Authentication, Authorization and Access Control and the implications.
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