2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 25, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CSEC 226B - Compliance

Credits: 3
Introduces the student to Information Systems Security Compliance. Topics include what security compliance is, how to assess security controls (physical, procedural, and technical), and methods to remediate security gaps discovered during the security assessment using Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT), and International Standards Organization/International Electro Technical Commission (ISO/IEC 27000) as the control frameworks. Discussions conducted on compliance areas include Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA).

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Produce formal security policy models to real world scenarios.
  2. Specify the applicable laws for compliance in a given situation.
  3. Determine what the laws mandate and where they apply.
  4. Perform audits to determine compliance with laws.

Prerequisite: CSEC 125B  with a grade of C or better; or Instructor approval

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