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ITSY  1300  Fundamentals of Information Security (Security +)
An introduction to information security including vocabulary and terminology, ethics, the legal environment, and risk management. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning, policies and controls is also discussed.  Lab required. Prerequisite: ITNW 1358. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 1371  OSINT and Introductory Security Analysis
A study of open source and subscription threat intelligence. Includes the role of threat intelligence and organizational incident response. Topics include collection methods, management of operations, classification, production and analysis, assessment of threat vulnerability, business impact analysis, incidence response, and identification of various reporting requirements. The use of link diagrams and various types of association matrices will be introduced and emphasized. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 1372  Cyber-Psychology and the Effects of Emerging Technology
Identify effects of psychological phenomena associated with or affected by emerging technology, identify effects on the individual and the combined effects of interpersonal communication in a globally connected ecosystem. Concepts include the application of cyberpsychology through the identification of emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence in a modern environment. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2300  Operating System Security
Safeguard computer operating systems by demonstrating server support skills and designing and implementing a security system. Identify security threats and monitor network security implementations. Use best practices to configure operating systems to industry security standards. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITNW 1358. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2301  Firewalls and Network Security
Identify elements of firewall design that may include segmentation, Firewall implementation or a combination thereof to mitigate various types of security threats and attacks. Use Best Practices to design, implement, monitor, and manage a network security plan. Examine security incident postmortem reporting and ongoing network security activities. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or consent of the Associate Dean/Director. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2330  Intrusion Detection
Computer information systems security monitoring, intrusion detection, and crisis management. Includes alarm management, signature configuration, sensor configuration, and troubleshooting components. Emphasizes identifying, resolving, and documenting network crises and activating the response team. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITSY 2300. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2341  Security Management Practices
In-depth coverage of security management practices, including asset evaluation and risk management; cyber law and ethics issues; policies and procedures; business recovery and business continuity planning; network security design; and developing and maintaining a security plan. Lab required. Prerequisite(s): ITSY 2300 or consent of Associate Dean/Director. ITSY 1300 is strongly recommended. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2342  Incident Response & Handling
In-depth coverage of incident response and incident handling, including identifying sources of attacks and security breaches; analyzing security logs; recovering the system to normal; performing postmortem analysis; and implementing and modifying security measures. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or consent of Associate Dean/Director. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2343  Computer System Forensics
In-depth study of system forensics including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches. Collect document and evaluate evidence to perform postmortem analysis of a security breach. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITSY 2342, or ITSY 2330, or consent of Associate Dean/Director. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2572  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body Of Knowledge Domain Instruction
An in-depth study of the 10 domains which make up the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) of information security professionals. The course is designed to instruct individuals to implement solid security practices, perform risk analysis, identify necessary countermeasures, and help the enterprise as a whole protect its facility, network, systems, and information. Prerequisites: ITSY 1300 and ITSY 2300, or equivalent experience and consent of the Associate Dean/Director. 5 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY 2575  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
An in-depth study of the five domains covered on the ISACA* – CISM professional certification exam. Each domain (Information Security Governance, Information Risk Management, Information Security Program Development, Information Security Program Management, and Incident Management and Response) covers the knowledge and tasks that cybersecurity professionals are expected to know how to perform in the workplace. *Previously known as Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Prerequisite: ITSY 1300, or ITSY 2300, or equivalent experience and consent of Associate Dean/Director. 5 credit hours. (W)

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