Why Information Security Management?
The Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management provides a conceptual and practical overview of information security management, preparing students to further excel in the field.
Information security is a management issue with global business implications. To succeed in today's network economy requires more than simply a focus on information technology issues. Succeeding also requires a focus on security strategy and management. IT security governance is an overarching consideration in all risk assessment and management-related endeavors and is important for information security since many issues have legal, regulatory, policy, and ethical considerations. The associated risks of business today must be clearly understood and managed.
The Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management offers students a conceptual and practical overview of information security management. It begins with an overview of key information security management issues and principles. It presents security governance challenges including the policy, law, regulatory, and ethical accountability frameworks that information security risk managers must work within.
- Program includes review courses that prepare students for the CISSP and CISA exams
- Courses from this certificate can be applied toward Northeastern's MPS in Informatics or MS in Project Management
- Boston location on flagship campus—a hub for technology, healthcare, education, finance, business, biotechnology, and the life sciences
What you'll study
Complete one of the following:
This program requires successful completion of a minimum of 18 credit hours that meet the degree requirements.