Course Outlines

University of Winnipeg Continuing Education

Information Security Management Diploma

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Description

This seven-month full-time day program blends skills in information security with strategic skills in management. The Information Security Management Diploma Program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of information security fundamentals and business knowledge. The program focuses on those areas and skill sets that reflect real industry requirements for Information Security Professionals. The program uses the Common Body of Knowledge as its foundation. The CBK is a compilation and distillation of all security information collected internationally of relevance to Information Security [IS] professionals.

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Objectives

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Required Courses

Core: (78 hours)
DIT 15535 Information Assurance and Security Level 1: Security Management
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the area of network & information security. The course provides the conceptual foundation for more advanced topics covered in Network Security course 2 & 3. In this course, students are exposed to basic concepts such as the context of information security, legislation, threats, policies, procedures, security management issues, and risk management and assessment. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented.
DIT 15536 Information Assurance and Security Level 2: Cryptography & Encryption
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the area of cryptography and encryption and how it relates to network security. The course will cover the key concepts of encryption and examine how they apply to the network environment and eBusiness in general. The benefits and drawbacks of encryption will also be discussed.
DIT 15537 Information Assurance and Security Level 3: Safeguards and Countermeasures
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the concepts of counter measures, and safeguards such as remote access controls, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and virtual private networks. The prerequisite for the course is successful completion of the IASC level 1 & 2 courses. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented.
DIT 15914 Information Assurance and Security Level 4: Incident Response
The student will be introduced to the methodology surrounding incident response, response escalation, and forensic evidence collection. The course will cover the processes and procedures involved with IR, and provide students with practical hands-on training related to response escalation and forensic evidence gathering.
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Specific: (363 hours)
DIT 15987 Application Security
This course is designed to introduce students to the methodology of developing secure software applications. We will look at ideas and concepts in order to build secure software.. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented.
DIT 15983 PC Forensics
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to digital forensics techniques, tools and scenarios. In this course, students are exposed to basic concepts such as evidence acquisition, processing and retention, Canadian and American legislation issues regarding digital forensics. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented.
DIT 16025 Firewalls and VPNS
The purpose of this course is to provide students with:; Knowledge about firewalls and how to implement them; Provide functional understanding about networking and encryption as it relates to using firewalls and related devices; Expose students to both open source and commercial firewall products to gain a comfort level of basic firewall implementation, and administration
DIT 16014 Introduction Programming
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to software development concepts. Students will learn the fundamental skills of programming, code design as well as being introduced to different programming methodologies.
DIT 16014 Introduction to Networking
This course introduces students to many of the topics and concepts in the world of computer networks. Starting, appropriately, with the basics of what a network is, and why they are useful. From here, topics include the many types of networks, understanding network services, determining network requirements, and the myriad of networking hardware available. This course provides a solid foundation in the core concepts of electronic networks.
DIT 16063 IP Telephony and Voice Over IP (VOIP)
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the area of IP Telephony and Voice Over IP Security including PBX (Private Branch Exchange) security. These technologies have become essential elements that support the critical infrastructure of corporations. IP Telephony and Voice over IP have become very important and essential in today's technology. They are booming technologies that many companies are implementing in order to realize value-added benefits. Combining traditional voice network technologies with data and IP network technologies is what IP Telephony is all about. Securing these technologies has become a critical aspect of security programs in many organizations.
DIT 16244 Introduction to Novell
This course is about Netware 6 and its new features. Students will experience hands on training by building their own NetWare network in the classroom. They will learn about NetWare's iFolder, WebAccess, NetStorage, Native File Access Pack, DNS/DHCP Services, and IPP/NDPS printing. They will also prepare the Workstation For Client/Server access to network and web resources. NetWare Remote Mgr, iManage and Console 1 will be tested.
DIT 16017 Novell Security
This course is about the Novell Netware Operating System its features and how to protect it from various security exploits. Students will experience hands on training by building their own NetWare network in the classroom. They will learn about NetWare File Storage, NDPS printing and how to implement access rules to these services. They will also prepare the workstation for secure access to network and web resources. Netware Remote Manager, IManage and Console One will be used to manage the Netware Network. We will also discuss other Novell products that are specifically designed to help businesses to protect their data and reduce administrative costs by integrating and simplifying identity management.
DIT 15984 Routing, DNS, SMTP Security
This course is designed into introduce students into designing secure network architectures. It primarily covers security risk and remedies for routing, DNS and STMP. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented. This course will arm students with guideline for what specific areas should be studied for the existence of possible vulnerabilities.
DIT 16013 TCP/IP Security
The course provides an analysis of the TCP/IP protocol suite with a focus on security. The material covers topics from the development of the suite to the securing of data delivered through it.
DIT 15962 Introduction to Unix
This course is intended to introduce students to the Linux operating systems from the perspective of the System Administrator. The course will begin with an intro to Unix Systems and basic commands.
DIT 16015 Unix Security
This course is intended to introduce students to the Linux operating systems. From there, students will move on topics focusing on hardening Linux servers. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented.
DIT 15988 Vulnerability Analysis
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Information Security Vulnerability Assessments. The course provides enhancement to the core IAS courses. In this course, students will learn the fundamental processes to conduct an information security assessment. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented.
DIT 15986 Web Page Security
This course is designed to introduce students to the methodology of testing web based applications for security vulnerabilities and how these vulnerabilities can be circumvented. The course is designed to be conceptual in nature and provides limited hands on experience in working with many of the concepts presented. This course will arm students with guideline for what specific areas should be studied for the existence of possible vulnerabilities and how to correct them.
DIT 16243 Introduction to Windows Administration
The course is meant to provide an excellent introduction to the Administration of a Windows 2000 Server based network. The topics range from the setup of servers to advanced configurations and services needed to create an enhanced environment.
DIT 16016 Windows Security
The course provides the fundamentals of securing a Windows 2000 network of clients and servers. It contains an overview of security features built into Windows 2000 and best practices to be used to implement them correctly. Then the student is taken beyond into the hardening of a Windows 2000 server.
Management: (193-229 hours)
DPS 16149 Business Fundamentals
DPS 15117 Effective Oral Communication
DPS 15119 Effective Written Communication
DPS 15952 Policies and Procedures Manuals
DPS 15952 Project Management **
Team Building

** 36 Professional Development Unit (PDU) points are earned once course is successfully completed. They can be applied towards the Project Management Professional designation (PMP) via the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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Location:

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