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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 appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning, policies and controls is also discussed.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: ITNW 1358.  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(s): ITNW 1358. ITMT 1372 is strongly recommended. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY  2301  Firewalls and Network Security
Identify elements of firewall design, types of security threats and responses to security attacks.  Use Best Practices to design, implement, and monitor a network security plan.  Examine security incident postmortem reporting and ongoing network security activities. Lab required.  Prerequisite:  ITSY 2300 or consent of Associate Dean.  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: ITSY 2300 or consent of Associate Dean. ITSY 1300 is strongly recommended. 3 credit hours.  (W)

 

ITSY  2342  Incident Response and 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; implementing and modifying security measures.  Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or consent of Associate Dean.  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. Prerequisite:  ITSY 2342 or ITSY 2330, or consent of Associate Dean. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

ITSY  2572  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body of Knowledge Domain Instruct
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 Associate Dean.  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.  5 credit hours.  (W)

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