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(IT 481) Information Assurance and Security

Introduction to information security providing a foundation of computer security concepts, including general security, communication security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography, and operational and organizational security.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites IT 224, IT 280
Offered Fall
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Identify and prioritize information assets.
  2. Identify and prioritize threats to information assets.
  3. Define an information security strategy and architecture.
  4. Plan for and respond to intruders in an information system.
  5. Describe legal and public relations implications of security and privacy issues. 6.Present a disaster recovery plan for recovery of information assets after an incident.