NEW YORK May 23, 2012 New York University
Nasir Memon $15 million
Tailored for professionals with strong technical backgrounds interested in managing computer security, the management track curriculum comprises three courses worth nine credit hours.
It covers fundamentals of information security management including risk management, legal issues, policy and operational best practices, as well as business principles driving security decisions. It integrates state-of the-art information on security technology with insightful management techniques. Industry experts explore how to close vulnerability gaps left by developers, system managers, company personnel, customers and unknown outside forces. Those who complete the program will be capable of assuming positions such as information technology (IT) risk manager, IT security manager, and chief information security officer.
NYU-Poly’s cyber security program is a widely recognized center of excellence in information assurance and cyber security. Its faculty record in research and teaching is among the most impressive in the nation, with numerous National Science Foundation and other research awards, editorial positions on principal research journals, significant innovative patents and key posts at national and international scholarly societies.
The program has been named a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security (NSA/DHS) Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) as well as a Center of Academic Excellence in Research (CAE-R). NSA and DHS jointly sponsor CAEIAE and CAE-R to reduce vulnerability in the national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research. NYU-Poly’s cyber security curriculum meets the National Training Standards NSTISSI-4011 (National Training Standard for Information Systems Security — INFOSEC — Professionals), CNSSI-4013 (National Information Assurance Training Standard for System Administrators – SA) and CNSSI-4016 (National Information Assurance Training Standard for Risk Analysts) as set by the Committee on National Security Systems.
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