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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Security & Rsk Analy (SRA)

SRA 221 Overview of Information Security (3) Provides an understanding of the overview of information security including security architecture, access control, and internet secure applications.

SRA 221 Overview of Information Security (3)

SRA 221 focuses onan overview of information security. Students will learn the principles of information security, security architectures and models, aspects and methods of information security such as physical security control, operations security, access control, hacks/attacks/defense, systems and programs security, cryptography, network and web security, worms and viruses, and other Internet secure applications. Students will also learn how to plan and manage security, security policies, business continuity plans, disaster recovery plans, and social and legal issues of information security.

A major component of the course will be several hands-on exercises and a final team-based project. This course will incorporate collaborative and action-learning experiences wherever appropriate. Emphases will be placed on developing and practicing writing and speaking skills through application of the concepts, theories and technologies that define the course.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: SRA 111, IST 110, CMPSC 101

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.