sec311 | undergraduate
Security Management Fundamentals
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Securityâ s Role in Society
- Describe securityâs role in society and how security has changed in the United States.
- List at least five threats to societal safety and security.
- Identify at least two U.S. laws or regulations and at least two professional certification and education programs relating to the U.S. security industry.
- Identify and distinguish among the multiple definitions of terrorism.
- Explain the essential functions of security personnel.
Security Operations: Essential Functions
- List, define, and provide at least two examples each of the three main elements of an effective security program: physical security, personnel security, and information security.
- Describe the key elements of a comprehensive personnel security program.
- Explain the nature and extent of cybersecurity and some common types of cyber attacks.
- Define intellectual property and ways to protect it.
- Describe how the three main elements of security overlap and complement one another to create a cohesive security program.
- Identify at least two security activities for each of the following sectors: financial, courthouse and courtroom, K-12 and institutions of higher learning, health care, entertainment, and religious organizations.
- Differentiate among commercial, office, and residential security issues.
- Define and differentiate terrorism, natural disasters, airline, and critical infrastructure security.
- Identify the concepts and practices of management, leadership, and ethics in organizations.
- Identify specific managerial activities in the context of personnel management, planning, and budgeting.
- Define risk management.
Trends and Challenges in Security Operations and Management
- Compare and contrast security operations in at least three different countries.
- Identify recent security-related trends affecting the security profession, U.S. legislation, terrorism, and globalization.
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