Syllabus SM 446 - Page |1 Security Risk and Threat...

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P a g e | 1 Security Risk and Threat Management (SM 446) Course Description Examination of security and risk management in organizational systems. Cost- benefit issues, access, availability and efficiency will be analyzed. Required Textbooks Textbook Bundle 1428383395 1. Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security In Your World 2ed by Mark Ciampa (ISBN 978-1-4188-0969-0) 2. Security+ Guide to Network Security Update by Mark Ciampa (ISBN 1- 4283-6085-9) Instructor Mark Ciampa #228 Grise Hall 270/745.8728 Mark.ciampa@wku.edu Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 AM – 2:30 PM I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and an ABD PhD candidate at Indiana State University in Digital Communications. Prior to this I was an Associate Professor and served as the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. I have worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee. I have also written 15 college technology textbooks, including CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs 2ed, Guide to Wireless Communications, Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 2ed, Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security In Your World, and Networking BASICS . I'm looking forward to working with all of you. As always, I'm available for questions or comments. Course Material All online material for this course is available through WKU’s Blackboard system (http://ecourses.wku.edu). Grading Activity Percentage Assignments 30% Examinations 30% Midterm 20% Final 20%
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P a g e | 2 Final Percentage Letter Grade 100-90 A 89-80 B 79-70 C 69-60 D 59-0 F Other I (Incompletes handled on a case-by- case basis) Grade A: Exemplary work. The quality of work at this level could be used to demonstrate mastery of the subject matter and could serve as a model to others of the kind of superior work that can be accomplished by graduates from the school. This level of work is outstanding both in content and presentation. The student displays initiative, independence, and often originality. Grade B: Commendable work. The work is logically organized and technically correct. A grade of B indicates an unquestioned grasp of the subject fundamentals and principles and an understanding of their significance. B work often shows initiative. Grade C: Adequate work. A C usually indicates that the student has presented work that is fairly logical in organization and technique, but it is lacking in thoughtfulness and completeness. Grade D: Inadequate work. A D demonstrates little ingenuity, integrity, or care. Grade F:
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