MIS6250: Organizational Information Security

Area of Study
Credits 4.0
The use of pervasive technology means an overabundance of information sharing, including personally identifiable, confidential, and secret information. This course teaches students through examination of concepts related to information security methods of identifying and categorizing information risk that can be used to improve organizational effectiveness. By understanding aspects of information from technical, formal, and informal approaches, students will better understand the challenges modern organizations face securing data in order to design appropriate solutions unique to individual requirements for both small business and enterprise environments. Structure, models, and modern awareness campaigns are explored to provide a hands-on approach designed to enhance student learning. The course covers areas needed to prepare for the CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) certification exam from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).