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Intro To Information Assurance & Security

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This course is an introduction to information assurance and security in computing technology. Topics include risk management; protecting information in the enterprise; business continuity and disaster recovery planning; threats and remediation; legal, ethical, and professional issues; and considerations within systems development processes.

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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    Security Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities in the Enterprise

    • Compare and contrast types of security attacks and the malware used to perpetrate them.
    • Describe threat actor types and attributes.
    • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts.
    • Evaluate security threats and vulnerabilities in virtualization and cloud technologies.

    Security Technology, Tools, and Architecture

    • Describe hardware and software based network components used to support organizational security.
    • Explain the use of software tools to assess the security of an organization’s enterprise computing architecture.
    • Create a plan to securely deploy mobile devices.
    • Compare and contrast physical security and environmental controls.
    • Develop identity and access management policies.
    • Recommend cryptography and public key infrastructure (PKI).

    Cybersecurity Standards and Global Governance

    • Explain the importance of policies, plans, and procedures related to organizational security.
    • Incorporate industry and government regulations into an organization’s cyber security plan.
    • Analyze the legal, ethical, and regulatory considerations of protecting data.

    Risk Response, change Manage, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity

    • Create a security risk management plan.
    • Create a disaster recovery and business continuity of operations plan.

    Secure Application Design, Development, and Deployment

    • Explain the importance of secure application design, development, and deployment.
    • Design a secure staging deployment environment for an organization.
    • Analyze the security implications of embedded systems.
    • Evaluate the use of secure coding techniques in the development process.
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