2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Sep 23, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

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)