cmgt433 | undergraduate

Cyber Security

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This course explores the evolution from information security to cyber security, policy and cyber security development, and the relationships between business and public- or private-sector organizations in meeting the challenges of cyber security threats. Students will be introduced to the legal and regulatory requirements for internal network and Internet security as they apply to both business and personal use. Vulnerabilities of both the organization and the individual will be reviewed as well as the processes and controls for mitigating cyber security threats. The need for an IT audit will also be explored as part of the vulnerability or mitigation process as well as the need for development of an organization-wide cyber security policy.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Casual Hacking Versus Illegal Activity

    • Assess tools and measurement devices for determining review and measurement of cyber activity.
    • Determine the best possible flow control of evidence and documentation for supporting cyber security issues.
    • Identify and understand the legal liabilities that result from cyber forensic attempts.
    • Review current cyber security standards and objectives to help assess activity.
    • Review changes in criminal behavior and how these changes require cyber forensic skills to determine negative cyber security activity.

    Conducting an IT Security Audit

    • Determine the requirements and individual phases for a successful IT security audit.
    • Review how the rules of electronic data storage change the types of cybercrimes and the means needed to investigate changes or modifications to data.
    • Identify new means of improving data safety that can be used throughout the organization.
    • Determine required documents and design criteria for combatting cyber security issues for the organization.

    Cyber Security and Regulating Organizations

    • Review and understand the legislation that applies to cyber security.
    • Define cyber security and identify applicability to private and public organizations.
    • Determine the effect of bandwidth and connection types on network performance.

    Avoiding Digital Terrorism

    • Identify methods to improve company awareness of cyber security issues.
    • Identify the major methods of deterring network attacks.
    • Determine how to use tools to evaluate best security mechanisms for dealing with both internal and external threats.
    • Discuss and define how ethics plays a role in both conducting and avoiding digital terrorism.

    Developing an Android™ Mobile Application

    • Define and understand current Internet security methods including secret key, public key, hash, and cryptology algorithms.
    • Identify current threat actions including spoofing, high jacked session attacks and counter- or antiforensics actions.
    • Review and understand major computer system operating systems, hardware, and software and how their features either assist or deflect possible attacks.
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