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by CSO Contributor

Executive education classes at Carnegie Mellon

Apr 15, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Smart Budgeting, Spending & Metrics

Law, Investigation, Ethics & Privacy

Strategic Planning & Leadership

Organizational Management & Negotiation Strategies

Risk Management & Business Continuity Planning

Physical Security

Information Security

Key Technologies & Emerging Trends

Northeastern University’s Converged Curriculum

The curriculum for the master’s of science in information assurance at Northeastern University combines technical classes and criminology classes. All students take core classes. Students also take prerequisite technical and criminology courses to fill in areas where their background knowledge might be lacking.

* Introduction to information assurance

* Information system forensics

* Ethics, privacy and digital rights

* Applied cryptography

* Computer systems and networks

* Security risk management and assessment

* Capstone project: An industry-related team project combining the backgrounds of both student groups

Technical electives

* Wireless networks

* Database management

* Cryptography and computer security

* Software design and security

* Computer security software tools

Criminological electives

* Forensic computer investigation

* White-collar crime

* Terrorism and international crime