IS 234 Introduction to Risk and Cybersecurity

Cyber risk, cybersecurity and related concepts create a foundation for exploring the importance of threat awareness, intelligence and identification to personal and organizational security postures. Topics including password hygiene, threat actors, data collection, use and sharing and the CIA Triad, Cyber Kill Chain, Attack Vectors and Attack Surfaces are explored. The role of governments, human behavior, frameworks, standards, systems and compliance requirements all inform security decisions while creating significant career options for those interested.