ITM3110 Cybersecurity in Faith-based Organizations & NGOs

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Page Varnell

Course Description:

Are faith-based organizations prepared to handle hacking and malicious acts? This course will cover a study of cybersecurity management in such organizations. Discussion covers the policy life cycle and the instruments used by organizations to formulate and implement policies, and internal regulations to protect and guard business operations and stakeholders as a whole against cyber attacks and crimes.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Do you understand the importance of cybersecurity in faith-based organizations and NGOs? This course is intended to be an introduction to cybersecurity management for the student. Fundamentals on cybersecurity as they relate to the dynamics of faith-based organizations will be covered. There is also a component of practicum where knowledge is put into action.

Why This Course Is Important:

Students will examine various case studies, plans, policies and practices in order for them to motivated to ensure their information systems are secure. Cybersecurity is continuously changing and evolving and will require constant training. Students must be prepared to react to new threats and issues as they are identified.