Information and Cyber Security Foundations COMP 9703


Our Information and Cyber Security Foundations course helps you get the fundamental knowledge you need to understand cyber security, information security, and risk management within an enterprise in any industry. Learn the basics of information security and cyber security, including the key concepts and applications of the CIA triad: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Develop a knowledge of the information security requirements of today’s business world by studying identity and access management, asset classification, security incident management, security operations management, and business continuity management. This information security course reflects the core body of knowledge (CBK) and subject domains required in the professional exams (such as the CISSP, CISM, and CISA designations) and examines the knowledge framework through the lens of various industry standards and best practices (such as the ISO 27002, the NIST 800, and the CISSP CBK).


You will have the most success in this course if you already have a basic understanding of how IT is used in today’s business world before you start this course.

Hours and Fees




$419, includes a non-refundable materials fee of $110

Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back often to see if we have developed additional schedules for the upcoming term. If you would like to receive an email update when the 2023–24 academic year (September 2023 to August 2024) becomes available and open for registration, complete our notification sign-up form. This will also ensure you receive a notification at the start of the spring/summer term (May to August) this year.
Technology Department

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