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Integrated Security Courses Fall 2020

Foundations of Contemporary Security Environments


170 NCB

Tuesday 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Thursday 11:00- 12:15 p.m.

Introduction to multiple analytical perspectives on contemporary security environments, including political, legal, ethical, technical, environmental and historical and cultural perspectives relative to the conception, design and implementation of security solutions, practices, and policies. Emphasizes applying and analyzing the effectiveness of diverse procedures, tools and policies used in security and privacy solutions, decision-making, risk management and operational policy to mitigate local, national, international and global threats.

The students will have a hands-on project where they get to participate in a simulation that mimics a real-world emergency scenario, for example, an earthquake occurring at the same time as a cyber-attack on the national power grid. 

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Instructor: Dr. Aaron F. Brantly


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