ITM3100 Cybersecurity Principles and Practices

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Kris Jamsa

Course Description:

Students will explore theories and practices related to cybersecurity threats along with prevention strategies. Topics covered in this course will include: cybersecurity technologies, processes, cyber threat analysis, security risks in various environments, strategies to moderate potential cybersecurity threats and issues.

How This Course Benefits Students:

According to editors from Cybersecurity Ventures Worldwide cybersecurity market grew from $3.5 billion in 2004 to $75 billion in 2015, forecasted to reach $170 billion by 2020 (Cybersecurity Ventures, 2016).

Why This Course Is Important:

Students will gain the expertise needed in this course to pursue a foundation of what cybersecurity is and how to identify major components in this area. Students will engage in scholarly research and be involved in real world and case based scenarios while exploring theories and processes.