Security Audit and Compliance Testing

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START:
January 1, 2020
DURATION:
Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
ID:
RU 6204
CREDIT:
3

Address

205 Van Buren Street, Suite 140, Herndon, VA 20170   View map

This course is on the fundamental concepts of the security auditing and control processes that are being conducted in various environments, including government, the financial industry, and the healthcare industry. The goal here is to encourage the students to structure and perform audits based on the specifications of Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and FISMA audit agendas. This course covers all the CISA certification requirements in depth. Students completing the course are encouraged to take the certification exam on their own.

Objectives:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley
    • Analysis
    • Policies/Procedures
    • Cost/Benefit
    • Access Management
    • Logging and Monitoring
    • Change Management
  • IT Risk Management
    • Protection of Information Assets
    • Business Process Evaluation and Risk Management
    • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • HIPAA
  • NIST FISMA

Prerequisite: None
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
Faculty office hours: faculty is available outside class hours by appointment, via email, and at scheduled times.
Advising: faculty and career counselors are available to assist students with their career directions and questions.