Course Description

Create Cyber Security Policy for Your Business Environment

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the compliance, governmental and business environment regarding cyber security. Students will address the challenges confronting professionals in the ever-evolving field of cyber security in a practical environment. Student will also receive an introduction to the role of the cyber security professional in corporate governance, the sources of cyber security law and policy, and the policies and procedures that can be used to manage an organization's cyber security ecosystem. In conjunction with the introductory course on cyber security technology, this course will provide the legal and regulatory building blocks for the remainder of the courses in the certificate program. Students completing this course will also develop the necessary tools for identifying cyber security and privacy operational issues and formulating cyber security policies and procedures for public and private organizations.

Learner Outcomes

  • Develop tools for analyzing and assessing evolving cyber security risks, including analysis of technology and global risks
  • Evaluate laws and regulations applying to cyber security in context of different industries and business types
  • Describe the applicability of non-legal cyber security standards and best practices and assess their relationship to cyber security laws and regulations
  • Analyze date privacy laws and practices in relationship to cyber security policies and governance
  • Define risk management and the role of the cyber security professional within varying corporate structures
  • Develop cyber security risk management and monitoring policy for a corporate organization and present to the organization's executives and board of directors

Course Details

Number of Units:  3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Course Format:  Online Fixed-Date

Course Materials:  None

Technical Requirements



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