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May 12, 2017 by Scott White (cybersec)
PSCS 3113 : Topics in IT Security Defense Countermeasures
Fri, 12 May 2017 08:02:15 GMT
Tue, 09 May 2017 13:07:03 GMT
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Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management (PSCS)
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College of Professional Studies
Prof Studies-Cybersecurity (PSCS)
Long Course Title
Topics in IT Security Defense Countermeasures
Short Course Title
IT Sec Def Countermeasures
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Theory, methodology, and practical experience relating to IT defense countermeasures; system vulnerabilities and how adversaries can exploit them. Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit provided the topic differs. See department for more details.
Identify the concepts involved in defense and countermeasures;
Utilize current techniques to footprint a target and build an attack profile;
Analyze common and advanced countermeasure;
Plan appropriate technical and administrative controls;
Analyze current and relevant operating systems and mobile devices from a hacking and security perspective;
Design technical and administrative policies to limit and prevent successful attacks;
Utilize software to perform penetration testing and auditing.
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
Confirmed with Jack Prostsko that this is a variable topics course and repeatable for credit. Added "Topics in" to title.
Course Reviewer Comments
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 17:01:25 GMT
Rollback: Please provide Bulletin course description (1-2 lines covering only main topics/themes of the course) and resubmit.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:56:56 GMT
Rollback: Please confirm that course is repeatable for credit. This is usually true of 'topics' courses where topics vary by semester, and students may repeat the course only if the topic differs. If it's not repeatable, please uncheck box and resubmit. If it is, we should consider changing title to "Topics in IT...." and I will add the usual topics course language.