CYB 500 Federal Cybersecurity Policy Review and Risk Management3 credits
Students review and analyze compliance implications of selected federal cybersecurity policies with a specific focus on the NIST Risk Management Framework.
CYB 501 Cybersecurity Risk Management3 credits
Students apply the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) by completing deliverables and communicating the results of a NIST RMF project. In addition, students review the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) of the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification.
CYB 502 Cybersecurity Practicum I3 credits
Students develop the capability to support the conducting of an assessment and authorization project requiring the use of security controls. Students will then document results.
CYB 503 Cybersecurity Practicum II3 credits
Students develop the capability to provide recommendations based on the results of an assessment and authorization project which requires the use of security controls.
CYB 504 Best Practices in Vulnerability Assessment, Exploitation and Remediation3 credits
Students assess system vulnerabilities, conduct controlled exploitation and produce and communicate an effective remediation plan by applying the professional Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for both the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) certifications.
CYB 505 Cybersecurity Career Advancement Private and Federal Sector3 credits
Students analyze cybersecurity career trends in order to develop their career objectives and to identify competencies, specialized areas, and knowledge skills and abilities (KSAs) required for successful attainment of their objectives. Based on this analysis, students begin developing their cybersecurity career advancement plans.
CYB 506 Cybersecurity Insider Threat Prevention: Personnel Security I3 credits
Students assess the factors affecting the prevention and detection of insider cybersecurity personnel threats through the security investigation process.
CYB 507 Cybersecurity Insider Threat Prevention: Personnel Security II3 credits
Students continue to examine how the security investigation process relates to preventing and/or detecting insider cybersecurity personnel threats. Utilizing the assessment completed in 6051, students finalize and submit a security clearance application.
CYB 508 The Function of Incident Management in Cybersecurity Risk Management3 credits
Students analyze the function and components of incident management in cybersecurity risk management by developing an incident management requirements plan which utilizes continuous monitoring. Plan components include rapid incident detection, containment, impact mitigation, impact, and secure restoration of operations.
CYB 509 Cybersecurity Leadership Best Practices3 credits
Students utilize the 10 domains of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) as a framework for helping organizations integrate stronger security protocols by determining the best response to specific scenarios.