IT-BAS 460: Security Architectures for Managers

This course teaches students how to ensure that the stakeholder security requirements necessary to protect the organization's mission and business processes are adequately addressed. All aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes will be covered. This class may include students from multiple sections.

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Information Technology Management BAS Program Admittance

  • Develop/integrate cybersecurity designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements.
  • Document and address organization's information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle.
  • Employ secure configuration management processes.
  • Ensure that acquired or developed system(s) and architecture(s) are consistent with organization's cybersecurity architecture guidelines.
  • Identify and prioritize critical business functions in collaboration with organizational stakeholders.
  • Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan.
  • Define and document how the implementation of a new system or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment.
  • Evaluate security architectures and designs to determine the adequacy of security design and architecture proposed or provided in response to requirements contained in acquisition documents.
  • Determine the protection needs (i.e., security controls) for the information system(s) and network(s) and document appropriately.