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Corporate Security Essentials

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This course will identify security essentials that are prevalent in the corporate security function such as trade secrets, proprietary information, information security, and vulnerability assessments. It also examines the purposes, objectives, procedures, risks, and types of organizations associated with the respective essentials.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 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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    Role of Corporate Security

    • Describe the legal aspects of corporate security in organizations.
    • Explain the essential functions of corporate security programs.
    • Describe the differences between privatized corporate security and local law enforcement.
    • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of contract security versus propriety security in a corporate setting.

    Risk and Vulnerability Assessments

    • Identify the principles of risk management and loss prevention in the corporate environment.
    • Describe the concept of crime prevention through safety, security assessment, and environmental control.
    • Explain the importance of ongoing assessments and evolving security measures.
    • Describe the value of threat and vulnerability assessments.

    Proprietary Information and Information Systems

    • Describe the potential consequences of failing to adequately protect intellectual business assets.
    • Describe the components of effective personnel and information security systems.
    • Explain how corporate business requirements affect system requirements, usage, and threats.

    Emergency Preparedness, Crisis Management, and Business Continuity

    • Explain the importance of emergency preparedness and emergency response plans.
    • Compare potential emergency response needs to various emergency situations and critical incidents.
    • Describe the components of effective business continuity plans.
    • Describe the level of planning necessary between private security and public resources for proper emergency response.
    • Explain post incident evaluation and the steps taken to refine security plans.

    Role of the Chief Security Officer (CSO)

    • Describe the evolution of the Chief Security Officer (CSO).
    • Explain the Chief Security Officer’s (CSO) role in relation to organizational missions and goals.
    • Identify the components of effective corporate security management.
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