sec321 | undergraduate
Survey Of Security Specializations
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Introduction to Security
- Examine goals of security and evaluate risk management options.
- Compare proprietary, hybrid, virtual, and contract security.
- Assess security needs for different types of organizations.
- Determine the value of a cost-benefit analysis in relationship to organizational security requirements.
Retail, Commercial, and Industrial Security
- Examine the importance and methods of protecting financial institutions and office buildings.
- Describe the issues related to shopping center security and mall security.
- Develop a plan to mitigate the effects of bad checks and fraudulent use of credit cards.
- Identify the security needs of hotels, motels, and housing units.
- Identify the internal and external causes of industrial, commercial, and retail losses.
Institutional and Other Security Functions
- Identify the factors associated with protecting individuals and business interests worldwide.
- Explain security countermeasures for public gatherings, major events, and entertainment facilities.
- Compare security factors across air travel, mass transit, seaports, and cruise ships.
- Analyze the needs involved with protecting important persons, celebrities, corporate executives, and political officials.
- Identify the security issues associated with public institutions.
Securing Sensitive Information and Property
- Identify the categories of threats to information security.
- Explain methods used to protect information and sensitive data.
- Analyze the national strategy to secure cyberspace.
- Apply cost-benefit analysis to determine information security needs.
Emerging Trends in Security
- Assess the impact of privatization of security functions.
- Analyze the issues regarding emergency preparedness.
- Examine current security challenges to include chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats.
- Explain the importance of smart card technology and other technological, biometrics, and other advances in enhancing security.
- Explain the legal limitations and ethical concerns of security officers in various organizations.
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