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IT 535 Security Policy, Ethics and Law

Prerequisite: Admission to the Gradute School. (3 credits) 

This course examines the issues related to security from a managerial, legal and ethical standpoint. It includes the legal obligations and limitations currently related to security practices. It also examines the linkage of security policy and practices with managerial operations and decision making and provides an understanding of how to effectively implement security policies. Beyond policy and the law, the course also examines many of the ethical questions that are related to modern information security. It also includes such topics as: security law, security policy making & implementation, policy practices & Acceptable Use Policies, and Litigation Avoidance.