ITM4700 Information Security Audit & Digital Forensics

Course Overview

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

Course Description:

In this course you will explore the foundations of information security audit and digital forensics while applying common theories with modern technologies and principles. Topics for this course include: security policies and models, attacking methods and security, security and digital forensics theories, legal and ethical issues related to computer security, and IT auditing.

How This Course Benefits Students:

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 18 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high, as these analysts will be needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016). Students who pursue a career/volunteer opportunity will have the basic skills and knowledge necessary to enter into the information security field.

Why This Course Is Important:

Information security audit and digital forensics are necessary skills today with the higher risks of attacks and large amounts of information and money lost daily. Students will learn information security and digital security skills, which allow them to help others and organizations, churches, communities local and worldwide overcome great losses while guided by Gods path.