CYBF 680 Legal Compliance and Ethics

3 credits

Introduces students to key statutes, regulations and standards relating to the security of information, including the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Privacy ACT of 1972, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-37, and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Students will analyze best practices with respect to both security and ethics to identify conflicts that may arise between the implementation of current laws and real-life responses to breaches of information systems.

Prerequisite(s): None