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MGMT 401 : Information Security Policies

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College of Business (WBUAD)
Information Security Policies
This course provides students with an introduction to information security policies. The course is designed to provide students with the foundation for developing and implementing policies. It also assists students with the effective evaluation of policies. Several examples from different information security domains are incorporated to assist the students learn in context of real life situations.

As organizations change the way they operate and organize their overall information systems security strategy, one of the most critical security controls is an information technology security framework consisting of documented policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the major elements of an IT security policy framework, and how to design, maintain, and implement those elements.

Upon course completion, the student will be able to:1. Define what a policy is, and recognize the role policy plays in corporate culture and government2. Develop a policy with the appropriate elements, standards, guidelines, and procedures; and create a dissemination plan for the policy.3. Create and assess policies associated with the management of security-related activities.4. Assign information ownership responsibilities and develop and use information classification guidelines.5. Create personnel-related security policies and procedures.6. Develop policies designed to ensure the physical security of information, information systems, and information processing and storage facilities.7. Develop policies and procedures to support operational security, access control, and systems development and maintenance.8. Write HIPAA-compliant policies and procedures

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Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
Jimmie Flores - 2/5/2015
Peter O’Reilly - 2/5/2015
Aaron Glassman - 2/5/2015
Bobby McMasters
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