HSE606 Managing Information Security

Course Description

Introduces computer security issues in traditional computer systems to distributed networks and the Internet. Covers cryptography; program and operating system security; administration; legal; privacy; and ethical issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate computer security issues and how to assess them.
  • Examine the skills required to assess state of the art practices in networking; cryptography; program and operating system security; information system administration.
  • Appraise security vulnerabilities and threats to information systems.
  • Analyze counter measures to address information security threats.
  • Critique legal issues and court decisions concerning privacy and managing information security.
  • Examine ethical issues surrounding managing information security.