Northeastern University

College of Professional Studies

Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management

Address:

360 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Phone:

617-373-2000

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Information security is a management issue with global business implications. To succeed in today's network economy requires more than simply a focus on information technology (IT) issues. Succeeding also requires a focus on security strategy and management. IT security governance is an overarching consideration in all risk assessment and management related endeavors and is important for information security since many issues have legal, regulatory, policy, and ethical considerations. The associated risks of business today must be clearly understood and managed. The Information Security Management Graduate Certificate provides a conceptual and practical overview of Information Security Management. It begins with an overview of key information security management issues and principles. It presents security governance challenges including the policy, law, regulatory, ethical accountability frameworks that information security risk managers must work within. The program includes review courses that prepare students for the CISSP and CISA exams.

Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Yes, all students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.

Locale: Large City

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