Course Description

Determining an acceptable level of organizational risk and dealing with complex legal and regulatory changes are constant pressures in today's workplace. Learn what you can do to meet these demands by developing a roadmap for tactical andstrategic compliance. Topics include: basic security concepts; regulatory and legal compliance with extra attention to current legislation; monitoring, detection, investigation and response; choosing between assessments, penetration tests and audits; standards and best practices; due diligence and downstream liability; defence in depth, and security from the desktop to the Internet.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Know how to create effective policies and codify a security architecture
  • Know how to assure that business continues in the event of a loss of access or disaster
  • Recognize the legal and ethical implications for Information Security practitioners
  • Understand how physical and operational security along with access control systems apply to IT
  • Have a basic understanding of cryptography and network security
  • Recognize how application development security impacts overall security



Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

*Note: Applies only to students who were admitted to Certificate in Professional Management prior to October 2018. Please ensure that the course can be credited toward your certificate by reviewing the requirements outlined in your personal record.


BMC 152 Learning Online


  • Stephen Mathezer

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