Liberty CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security Entire Class



Liberty CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security Entire Class


Course Description

This course introduces the basic issues and principles of information system security such as security policies, their mechanisms of implementation, means attackers use to circumvent these protections and defenses against these attackers.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please visit Liberty University details on this course prerequisites.


As information systems are used in more aspects of our society, the danger of malicious and criminal data usage increases. The student ought to be aware of the personal and business risks associated with computer use. It is important for the student to understand how to employ prudent safeguards against these threats.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe and contrast information systems security, information assurance, and system security policy management.
  2. Demonstrate how security policies mitigate risk.
  3. Describe current trends in information security.
  4. Describe how risk management policies are designed, organized, implemented, and maintained.
  5. Discuss the relevance of course material and the use of technology to a biblical worldview.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.


Discussions (8)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will answer questions in response to provided promptly. The student must submit a thread of at least 250 words that completely answers the question(s) for each forum. In addition to the thread, the student must also reply to at least 2 classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 100 words. The student must use complete paragraphs, use current APA formatting, and cite information that is not his/her own.


Project Assignments (2)

Each Project Assignment must follow current APA formatting guidelines. Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.


Quizzes (4)

The student will complete quizzes in modules 1, 2, 5, and 6 in this course. Each quiz will cover the content from the weekly reading, presentation, discussion, and topics covered. The quizzes will consist of 25 multiple-choice questions. You will have 1 hour to complete each. Each quiz is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the Module: Week in which it is assigned.


Exams (2)

The Midterm and Final Exams will cover the Learn material for the assigned modules. Each exam will be open-book/open-notes, consist of 50 multiple-choice questions, and have a 1 ½ -hour time limit.



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