Principles of Information System Security

This course examines enterprise information systems security principles. These principles are examined within operational, technical, and administrative contexts. Specific operational issues include disaster recovery, physical security, and operations management. Specific technical issues include networking, cryptography, and trusted computing. Specific administrative issues include risk assessment, evaluation, and management. Security policies, procedures, and guidelines as well as business continuity planning are all examined here. Related issues include enterprise security's legal and regulatory context.

Class activities are augmented with laboratory activities. These 'hands on' activities provide students with the opportunity to apply security principles. Laboratory activities focus on four areas: trusted systems, system maintenance and monitoring, applied cryptography, and security assessment and evaluation.

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