AII - Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection. Information assurance of information assets and protection of the information component of critical national infrastructures essential to national security are explored. The focus is at the public policy and strategic management level, providing a foundation for analyzing the information security component of information systems and critical infrastructures. Laws, national strategies and public policies, and strengths and weaknesses of various approaches are examined for assuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical information assets.