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Cybersecurity Frameworks

Credits
3.00

This is the capstone course for the cybersecurity and privacy program. Students successfully completing this course will generate real-world cybersecurity documents including: a risk assessment, risk management strategy, needs analysis, GAP analysis, and risk treatment plan. This graduate-level course outlines the challenges surrounding critical infrastructure sector security and explains how implementing a security program based on the different cybersecurity frameworks can help organizations mitigate these issues. Students will critique the strengths and weaknesses of frameworks such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, COBIT 5, NIST 800-53, ISO 270001, and CIS critical security controls for cybersecurity.