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Topics in Information Security, IT-S 479

About this Course: 

This course will cover a particular topic in Information Security, varying from semester to semester, in which there is particular student or staff interest.

Course Status: 

Not scheduled


Participants should have equivalent knowledge and/or experience as described in IT-S 478 Information System Security Management.

Who Should Attend: 

This course is valuable to any IT Professional involved in security compliance within the organization.

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe what incident response is and how it came to mean what it does today
  • Identify and define key terms and critical concepts
  • Describe the role of professionals involved in incident response in an organizational structure
  • Explain the need for incident response
  • Describe the more common attacks used against organizations and individuals
  • Define threat management and its role in incident response
  • Explain what an incident management plan is and identify its major components

Course Outline: 

Introduction to Computer Security Incident Response

Course Details: 

Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, exams, projects, labs and paper.