Systems Security and Auditing

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Course No: MSIT.5140-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13535; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Open Added 4/1/19

Course Description

This course examines the strategies for deploying and auditing secure systems. IT auditors primarily study computer systems and networks form the point of vies of examining the effectiveness of their technical and procedural controls to minimize risks. Risk analysis and the implementation of corresponding best practice control objectives will be studied. The material will include methodologies that help auditors to: Discover what's really going on at a point in time., Find out about potential problems, before it's too late to fix them., Evaluate business situations objectively., Make informed, if difficult decisions., Implement corrective actions, changes and improvements where needed.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Thomas Cummings
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Dec 08
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: --
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Information Technology, M.S. in Security Studies: Cybersecurity Concentration

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