ajs572 | Graduate
Cybercrime And Information Systems Security
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Predictions, Trends, and Initiatives to Combat Cybercrime
- Discuss the future challenges faced by law enforcement personnel regarding cybercrime and systems security.
- Assess sentencing guidelines, punishment, and fines targeting cybercriminals.
- Assess the nature and extent of the reliance of various social institutions on information systems and technology.
- Critique the laws and various enforcement mechanisms designed to discourage crimes against information systems.
Overview of Information Systems and Technology
- Identify the various components of information systems and their functionality.
- Describe the global interconnectivity of information systems.
- Assess the depth and breadth of the effect of a failure of a major component of a complex system.
- Explain the reasons for the protection of information systems and the consequences of inadequate security.
Governmental Issues and Internal Policies
- Evaluate the need for various internal and external policies and procedures designed to promote protection of both the hardware, software, and data related to information systems.
- Identify the policies that govern the levels of access security.
- Determine organizational structures, necessary authority and assignment of responsibilities and accountabilities to insure optimal security of information systems.
- Analyze the nature of government regulations imposed upon administrators of information systems and their impact on the distribution of information and related security issues.
- Discuss the recent crime trends in cyber space.
- Analyze the criminal intent and methodologies involved in the utilization of information systems to perpetrate specific types of crimes.
- Evaluate the motives and methods of individuals or organizations that target various information systems for infiltration or destruction.
Information Technology Threats and Risks
- Describe the principles of risk management as they pertain to information systems and technology.
- Identify the risks and impacts pertaining to computers as well as risk mitigationand risk evaluations.
- Explore the vulnerabilities of information systems.
- Analyze the nature of potential internal and external threats, as well as natural or unintended events that can jeopardize information systems.
Protection and Recovery of Information
- Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of contemporary methodologies and technologies designed to protect information systems and data.
- Create strategies for restoration of information system operations in the event of an attack or failure and for the recovery of data that may be stolen, altered or destroyed.
- Explain the various issues associated with the failure of information systems at local, state, and national levels of society.
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