Spring 2018 Schedule

Date
Chapter
Coverage
Readings
Assignment
Due Date
01/11/2018
Introduction




01/18/2018
Chapter 1
The Threat Environment
Read the Threat Environment articles and be prepared to discuss in class.


01/25/2018
Chapter 2
Planning & Policy
We will be discussing an alternative Risk Assessment method OCTAV Alegro, you can read more here


02/01/2018
Module A
Networking Concepts



02/08/2018
Chapter 3
Cryptography
Read the Cryptography Readings from the Class Readings page


02/15/2018
Chapter 4
Secure Networks



02/16/2018 to 02/19/2018
Exam 1 (Chapter 1-4, Module A, Readings)




02/22/2018
Chapter 5
Access Controls



03/01/2018
Readings
Passwords
Read the required readings from the Password section of the Class Readings
Access Control Simulation
03/08/2018
03/08/2018
Chapter 6
Firewalls



03/15/2018
Spring Break




03/22/2018
Chapter 7 & 8
Host Hardening & Application Security
Read the required Application Hardening articles section of the Class Readings


03/29/2018
No Class




04/05/2018
Readings:
COSO
From the Frameworks & Standards page, read:* Internal Control - Integrated Framework (1992)


04/12/2018
Readings
SOX IT and Various Readings
1. Read the required readings from the IT Control and SOX section of the Class ReadingsSecurity in the News
2. Read the required readings from the Incident Response section of the Class Readings
3. Read the required readings from the SEC Readings section of the Class Readings


04/19/2018
Readings
SOC for Cybersecurity
SOC for Cybersecurity Readings:# Description Criteria for Management’s Description of the Entity’s Cybersecurity Risk Management Program

  1. Illustrative cybersecurity risk management report
    Illustrative-Cybersercurity-risk-management-report.pdf
    Illustrative-Cybersercurity-risk-management-report.pdf
    Illustrative-Cybersercurity-risk-management-report.pdf



TunnelBear VPN Public Security Audit (Blog Post announcement, August 2017)
summary-report_tunnelbear.pdf
summary-report_tunnelbear.pdf
summary-report_tunnelbear.pdf
(Cure53 TunnelBear Audit Report)
Security in the News
04/19/2018
04/21/2018 to 04/26/2018
Final Exam (5-10) and Readings