A study of and an exercise in developing, leading, and implementing effective enterprise- and national-level cybersecurity programs. Focus is on establishing programs that combine technological, policy, training, auditing, personnel, and physical elements. Challenges within specific industries (such as health, banking, finance, and manufacturing) are discussed. Topics include enterprise architecture, risk management, vulnerability assessment, threat analysis, crisis management, security architecture, security models, security policy development and implementation, security compliance, information privacy, identity management, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning. A project reflecting integration and application of learning of cybersecurity is included.
At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to:
Assess present and future cyber threats at the enterprise, national and international levels.
Implement effective management policies to counter the risks associated with cyber-attacks.
Design cybersecurity technologies and policies that can effectively counter cyber-attacks at the enterprise, national, and international levels.
Execute incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning.
Implement effective cybersecurity programs.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.