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Cybersecurity & Healthcare IT

CYSC101 Principles of Information Assurance - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab Hours/3 Credits
Students will be introduced to basic security principles, giving the student an understanding of the current threats and vulnerabilities of the cyber landscape plus other topics relating to the information assurance field (Co/Prerequisites: CPTC101 or POI)

CYSC110 Topics in Healthcare Information Technology -  2 Class Hours/2 Lab hours/3 Credits
Healthcare organizations have unique Information Technology requirements that require uniquely qualified IT professional to ensure the security of the Healthcare IT systems. This course provides the IT professional with the required knowledge to adequately traverse the vastness of the Healthcare IT environment. 

CYSC120 Network Security - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab Hours/3 Credits
Students will learn about network communications from a security standpoint and perform laboratory assignments in securing networks and Operating Systems.  Introduces Cisco and other networking systems and related importance to Healthcare IT.  (Co/prerequisite: CYSC101) 

CYSC125 Fundamentals of Computer Networking - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab hours/3 Credits
Cybersecurity specialists are required to have a solid foundation in computer networking.  This course provides a high level examination of computer networking through the introduction of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, the TCP/IP protocol suite, routing and switching protocols, Wide Area Network services, and network design & implementation.  This course is designed to teach students how a network works, and how the network, and its services, impacts the security architecture of an organization. 

CYSC130 Enterprise Security Management - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab Hours/3 Credits
Students will understand the principles of risk management, security architectures, incident handling, disaster recovery, and secure systems administration. (Co/prerequisite: CYSC120)

CYSC140 Secure Electronic Commerce - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab Hours/3 Credits
Students will learn about the history, present, and future of electronic commerce in the world. The student will also learn about the threats, vulnerabilities, and policies when dealing with commerce in the electronic age. (Co/prerequisite: CYSC130)

CYSC200 Electronic Medical Records Systems & Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (EMRS/IACAP) - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab hours/3 Credits
Cybersecurity specialists working in the Healthcare field must have a thorough knowledge of the Electronic Medical Record System (EMRS) and the Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (IACAP).  As medical records continue to transition into electronic forms, the Healthcare IT profession needs to be aware of how the data is used and stored by software. Additionally, the Healthcare IT professional needs to be able to assess the entire IT system and ensure that the system is hardened against attack while meeting industry accreditation and certification standards. (Prerequisite: CYSC110)

CTSC250 Digital Forensics - 2 Class Hours/2 Lab Hours/3 Credits
Students will learn procedures on tracking, analyzing, and patching security holes after an incident has occurred. This will include seizure of equipment, analysis of confiscated materials, and follow up procedures relating to the incident. Co/prerequisite: CYSC140)