Graduate Certificate - Information Security Management


Program Duration: 6 to 24 months
Instruction Method: Distance and In-Class Learning
Availability: National and International Students
Language Medium: English
Prerequisites:

Undergraduate Degree and at least two years of relevant experience or ten years of relevant professional experience

Program Description

The PECB University Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management equips candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to create strategies for the successful management of the diverse information security requirements of an organization.Candidates of the program learn about the principles and theories associated with various types of security and about business management, becoming as such competent to interconnect the two when working in real business settings.

Through this program, candidates understand the business, governance and policy issues that are the foundation for developing effective solutions to current and emerging security threats, and will learn the skills to communicate those issues to others within the organization.

Graduates of the program become security experts capable to manage the growing complexities associated with securing data, networks and systems. Graduates as well demonstrate a full understanding of information storage, are competent to investigate security breaches, and are aware of all available services for database protection. 

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain competence in security policies, processes, technology and operations.
  • Acquire advanced understanding of Information Security concepts and challenges in networks and software systems.
  • Direct and manage the development, implementation, procurement and progress of a secure information infrastructure.
  • Become competent to manage security complexities related to data and network security.
  • Conduct risk assessment analysis to identify the threats and their probability of occurrence.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS


INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT GRADUATE CERTIFICATE (15 credits)

3     Information Security MS Implementation
3     Information Security MS Audit
3     Information Security Controls
3     Incident Management  
3     Risk Management        

 

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