Course No: MSIT.5450-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1359; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Open
This course focuses on best practices for designing and building a comprehensive Cybersecurity Program based on the NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity ("The Framework"). The Framework was issued on February 12, 2014, as directed by President Obama in Executive Order 13636. This framework provides guidance for reducing cybersecurity risk for organizations, and this course will examine its basic tenets of: "Cybersecurity Fundamentals", techniques applied to "Building a Controls Factory", "Cybersecurity Programs" "Establishing Cybersecurity Centers of Expertise" and "The Cybersecurity Program Implementation Roadmap".
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.
Related Programs: M.A. in Security Studies: Industrial and Economic Security Concentration, M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration, M.S. in Information Technology, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.S. in Security Studies: Cybersecurity Concentration
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