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Courses - Spring 2024
Information Studies
Open Seats as of
07/18/2024 at 09:30 AM
Decision Making for Cybersecurity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Must have earned a minimum grade of C- in INST201, INST126, MATH115, PSYC100, and INST364.
Restriction: Must be in Information Science program.
Credit only granted for: INST408W or INST464.
Formerly: INST408W.
Discusses human and organizational decision making from a variety of perspectives. Applies different risk assessment and decision making frameworks that are relevant to personal and organization cybersecurity, with a focus on the quantitative Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) model. Considers monetary, social and societal costs of cybersecurity decisions. Considers a range of questions relating to cybersecurity, from whether to install a game on a smartphone to how to allocate scarce information security resources in an organization.