CSMT - Cybersecurity Management

CSMT 6000 Graduate Exit Examination (0-0-0) 

This is a zero-credit hour course that should be taken in the last semester prior to graduation. It is designed to prepare cybersecurity management students for graduation. (S/U grading).

CSMT 6222 Foundation of Cybersecurity Policy and Management (3-0-3) 

This course provides students with an introduction to information security policies. Students will be introduced to sociological and psychological issues in policy implementation in general and then provided a focused dialogue on information security specific policies. The class discusses the entire lifecycle of policy creation and enactment and presents the students with issue specific policies in different domains of security. The structure of the policy is also discussed to assist the students design and modify policies. Several examples from different domains are incorporated in the curriculum to assist the students learn in context of real life situations.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Business Administration or Cybersecurity Management.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

CSMT 6223 Enterprise Information Security (3-0-3) 

This course provides an in-depth study of security issues in computer systems, networks, and applications for corporations. Application level security focuses on various security policies; network security; and supply chain security. Internet and intranet topics include security in firewalls, web servers, databases and mail servers, encryption, and authentication.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Business Administration or Cybersecurity Management.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

CSMT 6226 Cloud Computing Security (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the security concerns and countermeasures in a cloud environment. Topics include an overview of cloud computing and virtualization, the critical technology underpinning cloud computing, necessary foundation for threats in cloud computing, access control, identity management, account and service hijacking, secure APIs, malware, regulatory compliance, forensics, and secure computing in the cloud.

Prerequisite(s): CPSC 6126

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Business Administration or Cybersecurity Management.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

CSMT 6228 Global Cybersecurity (3-0-3) 

This course provides an in-depth study of cybersecurity from a global perspective. Topics include cyber-terrorism, cybercrime, and cyber-warfare; the international legal environment; nation- and region-specific norms regarding privacy and intellectual property; international standard setting; effects on trade (including offshore outsourcing); and opportunities for international cooperation.

Prerequisite(s): CPSC 6126

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Business Administration or Cybersecurity Management.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

CSMT 6299 Capstone in Cybersecurity Policy and Management (3-0-3) 

This course will provide students with the opportunity to integrate all concepts and competencies that have been learned in this program, building on their experiences and professional goals, into a single project. The project may be part of an internship / coop. The project will be the culmination of a student's studies integrated in their area of specialization or expertise. In cooperation with a faculty advisor (and possibly a professional mentor), the student will design, research, and implement a project that is comprehensive in nature and which addresses, to the extent feasible, all core areas of knowledge around which the program has been built. The capstone is intended to be a six-credit experience spanning two semesters.

Prerequisite(s): CPSC 6136 with a minimum grade of B

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in Cybersecurity Management.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Turner College of Business college.

CSMT 6985 Research and Thesis (0-0-1-3) 

This course is required by all students completing the thesis option of the MS in Cybersecurity Management. It involves the completion of a research project in adherence to the School of Computer Science MS thesis policy. The project is to be designed in consultation with a thesis advisor who is a member of the graduate faculty of the School of Computer Science. (S/U grading)

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 99 times or 99 hours.

CSMT 6986 Thesis Defense (0-0-0) 

Department approval required. A satisfactory grade in the course indicates a successful oral defense of the thesis, the completion of edits and approval by the advisor or committee, and submission to the library. Degree candidates must be enrolled during the semester of their defense. S/U grading.