2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AJS 258 - Information Protection and Computer Security


Description: Introduction to the unique challenges to protection of information and computer security posed by cyberspace.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Importance of information 
  2. Classification and confidentiality 
  3. Risk analysis and risk management 
  4. Computer security and cyberspace 
  5. Types of security issues 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discuss the importance of information to organizations and modern society. (1) 
  2. Identify the basic legal requirements concerning classification and confidentiality of certain types of information. (2) 
  3. Describe basic concepts of risk analysis and risk management concerning information security. (3) 
  4. Discuss the unique challenges of computer security and the hazards posed by cyberspace. (4) 
  5. Analyze particular types of security breaches such as industrial espionage, computer hacking, privacy breaches, data protection and copyright. (5)