2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IS 445 - Cybersecurity for Business

Information security is becoming one of the top management priorities for every organization. While digitalization improves an organization’s competitive advantage, information security incidents can damage its reputation, disrupt business operations, and be costly to address. This course surveys the fundamental concepts of information systems security from a managerial perspective. Specifically, students will be introduced to common risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of business organizations, how attacks are carried out, and how to defend proactively from these cyber-attacks. Topics include computer security, assessing and mitigating cyber risks, understanding attack vectors, database and network security, security analytics, cloud security and proactive information security strategies.
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: BUS 150  
Offered in Fall & Spring