Class registration opens on August 6.
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BUS 5010: Cyber Security Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Oct 18 | Optional synchronous sessions on Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.) .
Provides managers with the essential framework needed to design and develop an effective cyber security program. Explores methods used to raise general security awareness, review current industry practices, and develop expertise needed to adapt policies to achieve confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organizational assets and data.
James E. Lantzy| 3 GR credits | Required
BUS 5040: Creating and Conducting a Security Assessment
Online Asynchronous* | Available Oct 15-Dec 6 | Optional synchronous sessions on Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.)
Reviews the essential components of a security assessment and explores how to integrate methodology with company needs. Covers the pitfalls connected with conducting a security assessment. Addresses how to create security assessment reports, identifying threats and vulnerabilities and managing organizational audits and compliance metrics. Case studies are used to illustrate course concepts.
Michael E. Wojcik| 3 GR credits | Required
BUS 5100: Cyber Law, Regulation, and Ethics
Online Asynchronous* | Available Oct 15-Dec 6 | Optional synchronous sessions on Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.)
An overview of the ethical challenges in the information age - introduces the complex and dynamic state of the law as it applies to behavior in cyberspace. Topics include the legal pitfalls of doing business in an interconnected world and an intro to the various organizations and materials that can be turned to for assistance in understanding how to ethically and legally provide services and operate modern computer-based systems and networks.
Kristen Ward Broz| 3 GR credits | Required
BUS 5120: Securing the Internet of Things
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Oct 18 | Optional synchronous sessions on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.)
Examines the security and ethical issues of smart devices known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT consists of smart devices that sense, anticipate, and respond to our needs as we manage them remotely. Explores IoT technology, security vulnerabilities and attacks, and mitigation controls. Assesses the health, safety, privacy, and economic impacts of IoT security events.
Angela D. Orebaugh| 3 GR credits |Elective
*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are listed, attendance is strongly encouraged. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.
* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.
Angela came to SCPS after over 20 years in the IT and computer science industries, starting her career as a database programmer and working her way up to a job as a fellow and chief scientist leading cybersecurity initiatives at Booz Allen Hamilton. She is the director of the certificate programs in Cybersecurity Management and Information Technology, and developed and launched the Certificate in Cybersecurity Analysis program in 2018.Read more