IS 380 Information Security for the Organization

3 credits

Addresses the top security issues to be recognized by any business and surveys the tools to detect threats and protect valuable organization resources. Key topics including threat and risk assessment, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, port scans spyware, and denial of service attacks will be covered along with discussion of free security tools available to help uncover vulnerabilities. Students will learn to write a security policy for their organization. Checklists for protecting business resources will be covered in detail and provided.

Prerequisite(s): IS 231 or permission of the Interim Department Chair, Business Information Systems and Computer Information Systems.