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Information Systems

Information Systems courses carry science credit. Programming courses may not be audited.

CIS 345-CN : Information Security


This course provides students with practical knowledge to understand, manage, and ensure the security of an organization's information assets. Concepts of information security, business continuity, disaster recovery, and risk management are presented. The course includes fundamentals of risk analysis and the legal, ethical, and social issues involved. To assist in meeting the security requirements, concepts of privacy, basic tools for information security, and identification and authentication in local, distributed, and cloud environments are introduced. Other topics include the basics of encryption and digital signatures; physical, technical, and organizational security protocols and policies; and information security standards. Class case discussions are held in the context of business and nonprofit organizations.

Prerequisite: CIS 313 or equivalent.

Winter 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
01/06/20 - 03/22/20Sa
9 a.m. – noonWieboldt 71017
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Akkawi, Faisal
Chicago Campus
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