ISEC 765 Managing Risk in Secure System Yair Levy - AM

Study of the theory and practice of risk management in secure systems and networks. The course will focus on the current tools and best practices available in mitigating system vulnerabilities and the accepted methodologies for managing residual risks. Topics include operational security, risk reduction techniques, auditing of information systems, and effective long-term risk monitoring approaches. An emphasis will be placed on current issues and future directions in managing risks, and research opportunities for students in this field.

Reading Assignments
124 pages
9 Chapters
179 pages
Assigned research material
68 pages
Review of ARM
2726 pages
Research material
Writing assignments
27 pages
Class Assignments
12 pages
Presentation
Note: Assignments required a maximum amount of research but very synthesized deliverables with maximum word counts which were not to be exceeded similar to that in a peer-reviewed journal article and used in the dissertation.

DISS 726 Foundations of Information Systems – Social Perspectives Souren Paul - PM

This is a doctoral seminar on the foundations of information systems (IS) research. The course is intended to generate an understanding of some major streams of research in information systems. It will emphasize the value of using different perspectives and methodologies in IS research. The course involves reading and discussion of the research literature on the development, use, and impact of information systems at individual, group, organizational, and societal levels.

Reading Assignments
159 pages
16 Chapters
846 pages
Assigned research material
2492 pages
Research material
Writing assignments
83 pages
Class Assignments
28 pages
Research Paper
16 pages
2 Presentations

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