2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Apr 14, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMIS 4101 - Information Security and Privacy♦


(5 cr.) The responsibility of an information security specialist is to supervise operations that follow industry best practices for security and data integrity. This role helps to ensure that systems are free from external threats and risks that may jeopardize or harm an organization. In this course, students examine the role of a security specialist and learn the key concepts and concerns of information security and privacy, including technical, social, and policy issues. Students examine fundamental notions of authentication, authorization, and encryption in the context of everyday information systems activities. Students analyze and discuss case studies of security and privacy breaches to understand economic and human impact.
  (Prerequisite(s): CMIS 2001.)
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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