Information Security - Introduction to Information Security

Learn the fundamentals of information security, including Security Design Principles, Threat Modeling and Security Policy. This is a self-paced course that provides an introduction to information security and cybersecurity. Among the topics covered are Security Design Principles, Threat Modeling, and Security Policy. Students gain a broad overview of Information Security and Privacy (ISP) through high-level ISP concepts. We discuss both traditional design principles and principles that were developed to design secure systems. We'll talk about several examples of insecure design and techniques to improve the design. We take an in-depth dive into creating models to measure potential threats.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Information Security

  2. Security Design Principles

  3. Threat Modeling

  4. Security Policy

  5. Final Exam