UVa Course Catalog (Unofficial, Lou's List)
Complete Catalog of Courses for the Certificate in Cyber Security Management-Graduate    
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BUS 3420Commercial Law II (3)
Reviews basic legal principles applicable to formation and operation of business organizations including corporate and non-corporate entities. Also covers significant areas of legal regulation of business and property transactions. Prerequisite: BUS 3410.
Course was offered Spring 2010
BUS 3430Survey of Commercial Law (3)
Covers basic legal principles of American law related to commercial transactions. Emphasizes contract law, sales, secured transactions, negotiable instruments, business associations, real and personal property, and the regulation of business.
Course was offered Spring 2012
BUS 3610Money and the Financial System (3)
Introduce students to the United States financial system using accounting, economic, and legal principles. Includes exchange transactions, payment systems, financial instruments, interest rates, financial markets, and financial intermediaries. Explores the money supply and how the financial system relates to the macro-economy. Prerequisites: ACCT 2010 Introductory Accounting I
Course was offered Fall 2011, Fall 2010
BUS 3710Managerial Finance I (3)
Emphasizes the development of managerial theory and decision methodology in evaluating the financial function of the firm. Analyzes working capital management, the concepts and techniques employed in the procurement of resources from financial markets, and their allocation to productive investments. Prerequisites: ACCT 2020.
BUS 5010Cyber Security Management (3)
Fall 2020
Provides managers with the essential framework needed to design and develop an effective cyber security program. Explores methods used to raise general security awareness, review current industry practices, and develop expertise needed to adapt policies to achieve confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organizational assets and data.
BUS 5020Security Policy Development and Assessment (3)
Examines the steps required in policy development including password protection, acceptable use of organization information technology assets, risk acceptance, identification of threats, countermeasures, intellectual property, proprietary info and privacy issues, compliance reporting, and escalation procedures. Discusses access controls, security standards, and policy implementation.
BUS 5030Designing Dynamic Security Architecture (3)
Explores the building blocks needed to implement security within the System Development Life-Cycle (SDLC). Focuses on how to analyze internal applications, computing platforms/network infrastructure, and corporate objectives with an eye toward designing flexible security architecture that is best suited for the enterprise. Studies in-depth defense techniques and how they are applied to optimize security architecture.
BUS 5040Creating and Conducting a Security Assessment (3)
Fall 2020
Reviews the essential components of a security assessment and explores how to integrate methodology with company needs. Covers the pitfalls connected with conducting a security assessment. Addresses how to create security assessment reports, identifying threats and vulnerabilities and managing organizational audits and compliance metrics. Case studies are used to illustrate course concepts.
BUS 5050Threat Assessment and Security Measures (3)
Learn how to anticipate and respond to threats using an arsenal of security tools, appliances, and devices including encryption, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, vulnerability assessment systems, single sign on, virtual private networks, and authentication systems. Includes implementing practical network security measures including the importance of hardening operating systems and applications to minimize vulnerabilities.
BUS 5060Understanding Technology Used in an Open Access Environment (3)
Covers the technologies enabling the migration of computing applications, communications, and information to the cloud environment. Explores the technologies that facilitated back-end integration and front-end deployment. Reviews the information assurance challenges and popular solutions of cloud computing. Discusses communications concepts such as TCP/IP, ISP delivery channels, and wireless technology.
BUS 5070ISC2 Commong Body of Knowledge and C I S S P Exam Preparation (3)
Explores the 10 Domains comprising the ISC2 Common Body of Knowledge in preparation for the Certified Information Systems Security professional (CISSP) examination (the preferred industry standard for cyber-security professionals).
BUS 5080Understanding Cybercrime and Implementing Mitigating Countermeasures (3)
Examines the ever changing and fast pace of technology in relation to cybercrimes and cyber terrorism. Explores the threats of cybercrime, bullying, and terrorism and the countermeasures used against such threats. Includes a review of current cyber policy issues in the private and public sectors.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Spring 2011
BUS 5090Converged Networks: Design, Security and Simulation (3)
Examines Internet security concerning two key network design issues: securely integrating and converging network applications; and transport technologies. Explores the technical tools that protect information from internal and external threats including various network security technologies and protection systems.
BUS 5100Cyber Law, Regulation, and Ethics (3)
Fall 2020
An overview of the ethical challenges in the information age - introduces the complex and dynamic state of the law as it applies to behavior in cyberspace. Topics include the legal pitfalls of doing business in an interconnected world and an intro to the various organizations and materials that can be turned to for assistance in understanding how to ethically and legally provide services and operate modern computer-based systems and networks.
BUS 5120Securing the Internet of Things (3)
Examines the security and ethical issues of smart devices known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT consists of smart devices that sense, anticipate, and respond to our needs as we manage them remotely. Explores IoT technology, security vulnerabilities and attacks, and mitigation controls. Assesses the health, safety, privacy, and economic impacts of IoT security events.
BUS 5340Employee Recruitment and Development (3)
Topics include recruitment in a tight labor market, employee selection and incentives, performance assessment, mentoring and career planning, workforce diversity, understanding organizational change, and developing a learning organization.
BUS 5360Introduction to E-Commerce (3)
Explores the principal components and driving forces behind electronic commerce. Develops an understanding of Internet business practices including key terms and concepts related to emerging technologies and network architecture. Discussions analyze the socio-economic and technical impact that e-commerce has on conducting business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions in the global marketplace.
BUS 5370Managing and Maintaining an E-Commerce Website (3)
Develops skills needed to manage and maintain a Web Site in this hands-on course that takes one from the design stage through online implementation. Teaches basic site architecture, standards and protocols, the role of databases, methods for capturing and tracking customer data, how to register a domain name, and writing content for the Web.
BUS 5380Web Marketing: Building Awareness on the Internet (3)
Examines the application of marketing principles and practices in an Internet environment. Identifies principles of marketing with a Web-based focus. Topics include changing marketing environments in an Internet society, marketing communications, management, company image, product/brand awareness, promotion and service information, e-retail and online catalogs, and pre- and-post-sales support.
BUS 5390E-Commerce Law (3)
Focuses on maintaining organizational and consumer privacy, locating vulnerabilities, encryption methods, management of intellectual property, and procedures for secure web transactions
BUS 5400Financial Management for Web-based Businesses (3)
Examines basic financial management and accounting techniques such as review of e-business P & L statements and balance sheets, cash flow analysis, supply-chain management, and other rules of thumb. Topics include a review of stock options and their role as a tool for recruitment and retention of employees, as well as a conceptual understanding of accounting and financial reporting for stock options.
BUS 5410Strategic Management of E-Commerce Technology (3)
Expands on strategic management principles in the context of e-commerce and the global marketplace. Through discussions, analysis, and case studies, students sharpen the skills needed to manage innovation within their companies by learning to develop and protect e-business infrastructure, identify lucrative business opportunities, execute implementation plans, and evaluate key success factors.
BUS 5420Emerging Business Models in E-Commerce (1)
This capstone course examines e-commerce start-up success stories, effective business models, and the innovative use of Internet communications in business. Participants plan, organize, coordinate, and evaluate e-commerce initiatives and make informed decisions when implementing new strategies.
BUS 5993Independent Study (3)
Explores material on an independent basis under the guidance of a faculty member.
BUS 6000Applied Wireless Network Security (3)
Provides students with practical, real-world experience with the various wireless network security core competencies. Specifically, the course provides the most popular hacking, cracking, and wireless security network analysis tools on a CD ROM and trains students to use them to assess and secure wireless networks.