IA342 Management of IA

Course Description.

This course examines management aspects of information assurance, including standards for security products, policy guidelines, security awareness, ethical decision-making, employment practices and policies, operations security and production controls, e-mail and Internet use policies, working with law enforcement, using social psychology to implement security policies, and auditing computer security. The course includes sections on detection of security breaches, methods of remediation such as computer emergency quick-response teams, backups and archives, business continuity planning, disaster recovery planning and insurance. Students examine fundamentals of management responsibilities and liabilities and risk assessment methodologies. The course ends with a review of current hot topics in the field such as medical records security, censorship, privacy, and anonymity. IS340 (Introduction to Information Assurance) is recommended but not required as a prerequisite. Required for BSCSIA degree.

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Course description -- detailed assignments, grading, standards, requirements, policies, rewards, penalties, and also the Secret of Life, the Universe and Everything.

Syllabus/schedule -- day-by-day listing of every required reading, quiz, exam, and deadline.

Term-Paper Guidelines -- how to avoid falling into a swamp of errors.

Term-Paper Topic Ideas -- suggestions, just suggestions

Term-Paper Outline

Term-Paper Model

Memo-Exam Sample written by Gregory Antonellis in 2013

Grading Standards for Essay Exams (JPG)

Grading Standards for Term Papers (JPG)

Lecture files (PowerPoint PPTX and Acrobat PDF)

Instructor Office Hours / Schedule        JPG

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