CCIS2415 IT Security Management and Compliance

An information assurance (IA) strategy is key in managing risks relating to the data entry, storage, retrieval and transmission of information within the information technology (IT) infrastructure.  This course is designed to provide students and working professionals with the knowledge and capacity to implement best practices in data protection, audit controls, and security monitoring.




CCIS1005 and CCIS1105

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

Course Goals
The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Describe best practices for developing a security policy
Discuss how IT introduces risks to large and small businesses
Analyze the relationships between assets, threats, vulnerabilities, risks, and controls
Investigate physical security and environmental controls critical in safeguarding data
Differentiate between physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity
Identify personnel and key positions within an organization responsible for keeping its information assets safe
List the fundamental concepts of an information assurance (IA) strategy
Define the components of a security audit plan
Summarize key U.S. legislation for information security compliance and how it relates to state, national and international jurisdictions

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE).  Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals.  Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details