MSIT.5140 Systems Security and Auditing (Formerly 94.514)

Id: 037843 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

This course examines the strategies for deploying and auditing secure systems. IT auditors primarily study computer systems and networks form the point of vies of examining the effectiveness of their technical and procedural controls to minimize risks. Risk analysis and the implementation of corresponding best practice control objectives will be studied. The material will include methodologies that help auditors to: Discover what's really going on at a point in time., Find out about potential problems, before it's too late to fix them., Evaluate business situations objectively., Make informed, if difficult decisions., Implement corrective actions, changes and improvements where needed.

Prerequisites

Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.