CIT 252 : Critical Security Controls

This course emphasizes the creation and maintenance of a secure information system. Students learn how to integrate security during the development of an information system and how to preserve the security during the complete IS life cycle. Students also learn how to create, implement, and test a disaster recovery plan and the related procedures. Three lecture hours per week. Competency met: Technical Literacy (8.0) Spring


CIT 150 or permission of the instructor.

  1. Discuss the need for information security and the related issues including legal and ethical.
  2. Describe how to plan for security and how to manage, access, evaluate and mitigate risk and how to use a variety of security technologies.
  3. Explain what cryptography is and how it is used.
  4. Discuss eDiscovery.
  5. Discuss the difference between DR and BC and laws and acts related to DR/BC and DR planning, services, procedures and tools.
  6. Discuss risk controls polices and countermeasures.
  7. Discuss data storage technologies.




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