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ISSC661 - Information Assurance: Assessment and Evaluation

 

This course is an advanced study of the principles, practices, procedures, and methodologies to assure the protection and availability of vital digital information systems assets. It examines information assurance, incident management and response, and security standards; and it appraises the convergence between information security, information systems security, and information warfare. This course appraises organizational, legal, technical, and ethical issues related to securing vital digital assets. Topics include: the role of the corporate security officer, corporate cybercrime, electronic commerce, cryptography, and international standards, policies, and security acts. Prerequisite: ISSC660

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Information Security Management Metrics (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9781420052855
Publication Info: Auerbach Publications
Author: Brotby, W. Krag
Unit Cost: $91.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $44.98

Book Title: Information Security Fundamentals, 2nd ed.-This text will be REQUIRED in ISSC661 and ISSC680. This text will be used as a reference only for the other courses in the ISSC program. (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9781439810620
Publication Info: CRC Press
Author: Thomas R. Peltier
Unit Cost: $65.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Security Risk Assessment Handbook, 2nd ed (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9781439821480
Publication Info: Taylor & Francis/CRC Press
Author: Landoll, Douglas J.
Unit Cost: $91.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A