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ADIT 2000 Computer Security (Fall: 4 )

Course Description

This course provides a strong starting foundation for understanding the complex threats system managers face today and what they need to do to harden their systems against attack. Today's business system managers need to understand these threats and know how to protect their digital assets. Students in this course will look at computer security through a variety of lenses. Specific topics will include: protecting the physical infrastructure, computer system design considerations, identity and access management functions and how they fit in, the role of network security tools, the importance of audits and having the right security processes and policies in place, business continuity and disaster recover planning, managing vendor contracts and special consideration for cloud-based systems, and ethical considerations.

Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17