2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (December 2011) 
    
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2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (December 2011) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Security Specialization


Return to: M.S. in Information Technology 

This specialization provides an in-depth exploration of the field of information assurance. Students study ways to use security technologies and governance structures in organizations to manage information technology risks. Courses in this specialization focus on information ethics and security techniques that can be used to detect, protect, and defend against security attacks. At the end of the program, through the capstone course, students apply their skills to investigate security breaches and respond to incidents.

Capstone Course (3 sem. cr.)


Course Sequence


   M.S in Information Technology: Information Security (Track 1)

Semester

Course

1

ITEC 6100 Foundations for Graduate Study in Information Systems and Technology 
ITEC 6111 Information Technology in the Organization

ITEC 6120 Operating System and Network Architecture

2

ITEC 6130 Advanced Software Development

ITEC 6140 Data Modeling and Database Design

3

ITEC 6150 Principles of Software Engineering

ITEC 6160 Enterprise Systems Architecture

4

ITEC 6170  Fundamentals of Information Assurance

ITEC 6610 Information Assurance and Risk Management

5

ITEC 6620 Information and Systems Security

ITEC 6630 Computer Law, Crime, and Investigation

6

ITEC 6640 Topics in High-Assurance Computing

ITEC 6900 IT Capstone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   M.S. in Information Technology: Information Security (Track 2)

Semester

Course

1

ITEC 6100 Foundations for Graduate Study in Information Systems and Technology
ITEC 6010 Fundamentals of Information Systems

ITEC 6020 Core Web Technologies

2

ITEC 6030 Principles of Programming

ITEC 6040 Systems Analysis and Design

3

ITEC 6111 Information Technology in the Organization

ITEC 6120 Operating System and Network Architecture

4

ITEC 6130 Advanced Software Development

ITEC 6140 Data Modeling and Database Design

5

ITEC 6150 Principles of Software Engineering

ITEC 6160 Enterprise Systems Architecture

6

ITEC 6170 Fundamentals of Information Assurance

ITEC 6610 Information Assurance and Risk Management

7

ITEC 6620 Information and Systems Security

ITEC 6630 Computer Law, Crime, and Investigation

8

ITEC 6640 Topics in High-Assurance Computing

ITEC 6900 IT Capstone