University System of Georgia
The Business of Cybersecurity Capstone
University System of Georgia

The Business of Cybersecurity Capstone

This course is part of Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

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Dr. Humayun Zafar, CEH, CISM, CRISC, PCIP
Dr. Traci Carte
Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP

Instructors: Dr. Humayun Zafar, CEH, CISM, CRISC, PCIP

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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There are 6 modules in this course

This module provides a welcome to the course and describes the course modules that follow. The lecture and reading will introduce you to the broad topic of security management and establish the basic terminology needed for later modules. Also, you will begin learning about the case company that you will use in an extended simulation that spans the rest of this course as you build on your learning by engaging in real world analysis and reporting on cybersecurity topics.

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2 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will explore how organizations organize the cybersecurity function and engage in strategic planning. This will include coverage of where the information security management team is placed in the organizational hierarchy, what functions does the CSO of an organization fulfill, as well as some explanation of the strategic planning function.You will also develop a simulated organizational plan in a report to executive management as part of the ongoing case study.

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2 videos4 readings2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

This module will define risk management and explore the processes used by organizations to identify and control risk. This will include basic techniques used to identify and assess risk as well as exploration of the risk control strategies that can be used to help control risk. You will also experiment with reading an industry standard risk report that you will summarize and analyze as you assess operational risk for higher management as part of the ongoing case-based project.

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3 videos5 readings2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this module you will learn about how organizations must manage the complex issues emerging from the rapidly changing legal and regulatory environment. It will include a short overview of the laws and regulations you should plan to learn about as well as an introduction to how ethics is encountered in the workplace. Then you will engage on a discussion on compliance with industry standards and governmental regulation as a means to move closer to a more secure work environment. As part of the ongoing case study you will be asked to advise management on an ethical dilemma currently facing some of the management team at CHI.

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2 videos4 readings2 quizzes1 peer review2 discussion prompts

This module explores some of the other important elements commonly found in information security management programs. While you will not cover every security management topic, you will explore performance measurement, managing technical controls, and contingency planning. Then, you will assess and report on the proposed incident response plans of the simulated company as part of the ongoing case study.

What's included

1 video3 readings2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will synthesize the content in the course, complete a final exam, and complete your Capstone Project.

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2 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

Instructors

Dr. Humayun Zafar, CEH, CISM, CRISC, PCIP
University System of Georgia
5 Courses266,207 learners
Dr. Traci Carte
University System of Georgia
2 Courses18,772 learners
Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP
University System of Georgia
14 Courses121,961 learners

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