Course Description

This course considers the technical, operational, and managerial issues of computer and network security in an operational environment. Industry best-practices relating to computer security including schemes for breaking security, and techniques for detecting and preventing security violations are the core focus of this course. This course will also explore the principles of data privacy, threats to privacy, international and national policy, particularly related to privacy-enhancing technologies as they apply to the management of information systems and e-Business.


Standard course outlines for Information Technology Management (CITM) courses are available on the ITM website.

This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.


Prerequisite: CITM 301
Antirequisites: ITM 420, CCPS 633
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May 01, 2023 to Jul 28, 2023
Delivery Options
Domestic Fee non-credit $638.00 Click here to get more information
Domestic Out of Province Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information