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IT 429: Security Accreditation of Information Systems

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This course explains basic principles of performing FISMA certification and accreditation (C&A) of an IT System. The course covers methodology for completing C&A, explains the role of the Certifier and the Information System Security Officer (ISSO), and gives students real world experience with IT Systems in the Federal Government.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


This course explains basic principles of performing FISMA certification and accreditation (C&A) of an IT System: covering methodology for completing C&A, explaining the role of the Certifier and the Information System Security Officer (ISSO), and giving students real world experience on the performing the process: valuable experience since IT Systems in the Federal Government need C&A every three years.

When Offered: Fall, Summer

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

 

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

(IT 105 or IT 212) and IT 223.

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