IS 380 Information Security for the Organization

3 credits

Addresses top security issues and surveys 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 write a security policy for their organization. Checklists for protecting business resources will be covered in detail and provided.

Prerequisite(s): IS 231