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ISA 562: Information Security Theory and Practice

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


A technical introduction to the theory and practice of information security, which serves as the first security course for the MS-ISA degree, is required as a prerequisite for all subsequent ISA courses (at the 600 and 700 levels) and subsumes most topics covered by the CISSP examination. Also serves as an entry-level course available to non-ISA students, including MS-CS, MS-IS, and MS-SWE students.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

INFS 501, 515, 519, and SWE 510, or permission of instructor

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

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