IT 530 Computer Security

Provides an overview for the computer security risks facing enterprises today and covers the many options available for mitigation of these risks. Topics include security concepts, controls, and techniques; standards; designing, monitoring, and securing operating systems; hardware; applications; databases; networks (wired and wireless); and the controls used to enforce various levels of availability, confidentiality, and integrity. Computer security is taught in the context of the increasingly global and distributed environment of today's enterprise. Business continuity and disaster recovery planning are also discussed. Students must achieve a minimum grade of B-. Prerequisite: IT 520 with a minimum grade of B-. (3)