• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is a survey of major security threats and methods for mitigating those threats in contemporary settings. The course activities will include review and analysis of recent security threats and/or events and identification of available strategies to mitigate the risk posed by those threats. Students will learn how to analyze a wide variety of threat scenarios, identify vulnerabilities, and determine which risk mitigation strategies work best for a given situation; and they will learn how threats and strategies for mitigating them are evolving over time

Learning Objectives

This course is part of the Enterprise Security concentration requirements for the Masters degree in Security Management.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.