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Summary

The Certificate in Information Security Assurance is designed for students with an interest in information security and its application in the expanding field of technology. The certificate program emphasizes the skills and knowledge necessary to protect and inspect systems, and to detect and react to threats to the security of information in those systems.

Courses

ISA 3100 - Principles of Information Security

ISA 3200 - Network Security


ISA 3210 - Client Systems Security

ISA 3300 - Management of Information Security in a Global Environment

ISA 4330 - Incident Response and Contingency Planning

Highlights

  • Intended for those not seeking a degree
Schedule Part-time and full-time
Duration 1 Years
Presence of students On-campus and on-line
Scholarships available Yes

Courses

Lecture

An introduction to the various technical and administrative aspects of Information Security and Assurance. This course provides the foundation for understanding the key issues associated with protecting information assets, determining the levels of protection and response to security incidents, and designing a consistent, reasonable information security system, with appropriate intrusion detection and reporting features.

Notes: Offered as an online course.

 357
Lecture

This course provides a detailed examination of tools, techniques, and technologies used in the protection of information assets. This course is designed to provide a solid foundation in data communications and networking fundamentals and the security of networks and networking technologies.

Notes: Offered as an online course.

 302
Lecture

This course is an exploration of client computer system security and vulnerabilities, including client computer architectures, and operating systems. It provides the detailed technical coverage necessary to protect computer information system clients by presenting the knowledge of client platform computer hardware components, client network devices and interfaces, as well as the structure and usage of common client operating system software from an information security perspective. Additional learning regarding ongoing maintenance and operational issues of client computing systems will also be included.

Notes: Offered as an online course.

 303
Lecture

This course provides a detailed examination of the administration of the information security function beginning with the strategic planning process and including an examination of the policies, procedures, and staffing functions necessary to organize and administrate ongoing security functions in the organization. Subjects include security practices, security architecture security in light of international regulation, competition, and operating environments is emphasized througout the course.

Notes: Offered as an online course.

 304
Lecture

An examination of the detailed aspects of incident response and contingency planning consisting of incident response planning, disaster recovery planning, and business continuity planning. Developing and executing plans to deal with incidents in the organization is a critical function in information security. This course focuses on the planning processes for all three areas of contingency planning incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity, and the execution of response to human and non-human incidents in compliance with these policies.

Notes: Offered as an online course.

 357

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