Credits: 3

Global Politics of Internet Security course will offer "soft technology" analysis, an examination of the core public policy issues of cyber security and provides a "hands on" dimension though case studies. The course is multi-disciplinary covering: cyber space and cyber security fundamentals,policy, economics, regulations, etc. The class introduces the student to the field of Information Security. The managerial, legal, ethical and technical aspects of information security are covered.Students will learn about the need for information security, planning for security, and risk management. The function of firewalls, virtual private networks, intrusion detection systems,cryptography, and access control mechanisms will be discussed. Physical security and the role of the personnel in properly executing security standards and controls are also covered. Case studies and Hands on component will be covered throughout the course.

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