INFS3222-A It Security, Control/Assurance    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/23/2014 - 10/17/2014)


Time: -

Location: Internet/Online


Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

Introduction to Information Technology Security Control Systems utilizes the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) taxonomy to provide the student with an integrated theoretical and practical perspective of technology and information systems security and control. While the course has a focus on the requirements of a formal technologically-based information technology security system, emphasis is on the seven cognitive domain areas as specified in the ISACA Model Curriculum which includes: (1 Information Systems Security Assessment, (2) Information Systems Security Management, Planning, and Organization, (3)Information Systems Security Technical Infrastructure and Operations, (4) Protection of Information System Assets, (5) Testing Information Technology Controls and Implementing Anti-fraud Technology Using a Computer-aided Auditing Tool (CAAT), (6) Information Systems Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, (7) Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance, and (8) Information Systems Security Risk Management. As an underlying tenet, the course emphasizes refining individual communications skills necessary to the field of information systems security.

Prerequisite: INFS3220

About The Instructor(s)

Sushma Mishra, Ph.D.

Director, Doctor of Science in Information Systems and Communication Programs
School of Communications and Information Systems

Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
412-397-5442 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 305