CyberSecurity Principles

Course Number: 
MIS 645

This comprehensive course will cover the key security concepts for managers. In the first phase, security fundamentals will be covered with emphasis on levels of security (network, system software, middleware, applications, business processes), authentication, authorization, access, and integrity. In the second phase, the key security technologies, such as cryptographic algorithms (symmetric and asymmetric encryption), PKI, digital certificates, and corporate security will be discussed. The last phase of this course will discuss the management issues of security policies and security administration, and describe how various security technologies and approaches can be applied to cybersecurity. Topics will include an overview of Internet security, web security, web application security, wireless and mobile web security, and other emerging cyber information issues. Students will conduct a security audit of web sites and web-based corporate applications.

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