Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Cybersecurity Data Analytics (CYSA)

CYSA 520    Principles of Cybersecurity for Data Analytics    3 Hours

A study of cybersecurity to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability as it applies to data analytics. Topics include evaluating system configurations, performing threat analysis, designing risk mitigation techniques, and understanding applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021; fall 2022; fall 2023

CYSA 522    Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance    3 Hours

This course examines risk management and compliance using cyber analytics from an information assurance and cybersecurity perspective. Additionally it will explore the impact the design and integration of cybersecurity policies and procedures within the organization. Topics covered include: risk management; risk assessments; threat, vulnerability and exploit analysis; risk prioritization; risk mitigation; business impact analysis disaster recovery planning; incident response and recovery; compliance and regulation at a state, federal, and international level; and audits.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2021; spring 2022; spring 2023

CYSA 524    Cybersecurity Orchestration Using Data Analytics    3 Hours

A study of proactively defending and continuously improving the security of the enterprise with emphasis on using data analytics. Topics include leveraging intelligence and threat detection techniques, analyzing and interpret data, identifying and addressing vulnerabilities, determining preventative measures, and effectively responding to and recovering from incidents.

Prerequisite(s): BDAN 513 (may be taken concurrently) or BA 513 (may be taken concurrently)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2021; spring 2022; spring 2023