Information Securtiy (ITSY)

ITSY 1400

Fundamentals of Information Security

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course is an introduction to information security including ethics, the legal environment and risk management. It covers basic information security goals of availability, integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality. Vocabulary and terminology specific to the field of information security are discussed. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning and administrative controls is also discussed.

Prerequisite: None.

ITSY 1442

Information Technology Security

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course provides instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses.

Prerequisite: ITNW 2421.

ITSY 2441

Security Management Practices

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course provides 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.

Prerequisite: ITSY 1400 and ITNW 1425.

ITSY 2443

Computer System Forensics

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3

This course provides an in-depth study of system forensics including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches. Students will learn to gather and evaluate evidence to perform postmortem analysis of a security breach.

Prerequisite: ITSY 1400 and ITNW 1425.