Course Summary
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16 weeks (35 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Graduate 3 Cybersecurity, Risk Management, Information Security Management, or Information Assurance


The course objective is to teach mid-level security practitioners how to engage all functional levels within the enterprise to deliver information system security, among other things, plans and policies, enterprise roles, security metrics, risk management, standards and regulations, physical security, and business continuity.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate information security laws and regulations, standards and controls, risk management and strategies, metrics and key performance indicators, physical and environmental security controls
  • Create contingency plans for information systems, security through a risk-based approach, secure systems and information resources across the Department of Defense enterprise
  • Create security education, training, and awareness by adapting resources to the organization's mission and needs
  • Analyze the security environment on information assets, cybersecurity objectives, security information systems, enterprise roles and structures, strategic planning and policies, and threat/vulnerability background
  • Create predictions about the future of cybersecurity

General Course Topics:

  • Security environment
  • Principles of cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity management
  • Enterprise roles and structures
  • Strategy and strategic planning
  • Security plans and policies
  • Laws and regulations
  • Security standards and controls
  • Risk management
  • Security metrics and key performance indicators
  • Physical security and environmental events
  • Contingency planning
  • Security education, training, and awareness
  • Managing information security across the DoD enterprise (I & II)
  • The future of cybersecurity
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials