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Systems Analysis & Systems Engineering

Information Systems Security for ISSOs

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This course takes an operational approach to implementing and managing effective cybersecurity in highly networked enterprises. Topics include an evaluation of government and commercial security management models; security program development; risk assessment and mitigation; threat and vulnerability analysis and risk remediation; cybersecurity operations; incident handling; business continuity planning and disaster recovery; security policy formulation and implementation; large-scale cybersecurity program coordination; management controls related to cybersecurity programs; information-sharing; and privacy, legal, compliance, and ethical issues.

Who Should Take This Course


Students should have taken UMBC Training Centers’ Cybersecurity Fundamentals for ISSOs course or have equivalent skills and experience.

Why You Should Take This Course

This course builds upon the skills and knowledge gained in the prior courses and moves into the heart of the ISSO role as it relates to the overall security operations of the enterprise. As such, this is perhaps the most important course in the ISSO program.

Course Outline
  • Information Systems Access Control
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Network and Telecommunications Security
  • Information Security Management Goals
  • Information Security Classification and Program Development
  • Risk Management and Ethics
  • Application Security
  • Cryptography
  • Physical Security
  • Operations Security
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Threat/Vulnerability Analysis
  • Incident Response
  • Legal, Regulations, Compliance, and Investigations
Is there a discount available for current students?

UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Asynchronous courses are excluded from this offer.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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