Dec 02, 2023  
2017-18 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

IS 3513 - Introduction to Information Security

3 Credit Hours
Students will explore a broad range of computer security issues and gain technical knowledge not normally addressed in traditional training.  The course introduces the protection of proprietary information and security planning with an emphasis on networked computer vulnerabilities. From a technical perspective, it discusses the basics of detection of security threats and disaster recovery with a primary focus on security of systems and computer crime prevention.  From a non-technical perspective, it covers the maturing criminal population which exhibits increased computer literacy and its tendency to move from violent actions to more profitable computer crime. Finally, this course introduces issues of privacy and freedom of information.
Prerequisite: Computer proficiency.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing or above.