CMSI 560 Introduction to Cybersecurity

3 semester hours

Topics in cybersecurity for modern, highly networked organizations in both the private and public sectors from an engineering perspective, using NIST's formal framework of terms, concepts, and methods. Studies of realistic threat models and vulnerability assessments. Comprehensive coverage of technical foundations for extant technologies and tools, including anti-virus software, malware detection, intrusion detection and prevention, firewalls, denial of service attack mitigation, encryption, network monitoring, and automatic audit tools. Complications introduced by emerging trends such as mobile devices and cloud computing. Disaster recovery and business continuity plans. Best practices such as OWASP Top 10 and STIGS.

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