This course studies modern information security including both the managerial and technical issues.
Principles of Information Security
Whitman & Mattord
CBU student unix server account, and/or USB drive as needed for backup.
30 points - Homework
30 points - Quizzes
40 points - Project
50 points - Security Lab Presentation
50 points - Lab Assignments
Understand the need for information security
Be aware of security legal, ethical, and professional issues
Understand information confidentiality, integrity, and availability
Understand disaster recovery and business continuity
Understand security risk management
Understand incident management
Be able to utilize information security technology
Be aware of physical security issues
Understand security tools including firewalls and intrusion prevention
Understand encryption need and application
Understand blockchain technology and applications
The schedule is a tentative guideline. The progress of the class will typically vary somewhat
from this outline and additional material may be added. Scheduled and unscheduled homework, quizzes, and tests will be
announced in class, therefore it is important to stay informed if absent from class.