Computer and Information Systems Security/ Information Assurance (ITSY)

Classes

ITDF 1300 : Introduction to Digital Forensics

A study of the application of digital forensic technology to collect, analyze, document, and present information while maintaining a documented chain of custody. Overview of ethics, crime, and other legal guidelines/regulations/laws. Includes an overview of tools used for forensic analysis of digital devices in investigations.

Credits

3

ITSY 1342 : Information Technology Security

Instruction in security for network computer hardware, software, virtualization, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses. Topics may adapt to changes in industry practices.

Credits

3

Corequisites

ITSY 2300 : Operating Systems 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.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

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.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

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.

Credits

3

Corequisites

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.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

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; and implementing and modifying security measures.

Credits

3

Prerequisites