Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data
security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. As information
security threats and high visibility breaches have skyrocketed in the past few
years, government agencies and customers have dramatically increased their
requirements and scrutiny of corporate security process and procedures. UC
Irvine's Certificate program in Information Systems Security prepares
professionals within a wide range of career levels to develop the skills they
need to succeed in this rapidly expanding, dynamic field.
The curriculum focuses on developing a comprehensive understanding of the
underlying principles for designing, engineering, and managing secure
information systems environments. Core topic areas include Access Control,
Application Development Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Planning, Cryptography, Information Security Governance and Risk Management,
Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance, Operations Security, Physical
(Environmental) Security, Security Architecture and Design, and
Telecommunications and Network Security. This program will help prepare you to
sit for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) exam
administered by the International Information Systems Security Certification
Consortium, Inc., (ISC)2®.
Who Should Attend
This program has been designed to benefit security professionals who require CISSP®
certification and work on software development and information technology infrastructure
teams, security technicians working with Internet service providers, application
service providers, systems integrators, and security auditors. Business professionals
who must combat potential cyber-threats and attacks that endanger their organizations’
data will also benefit from this program.
The program also includes courses to expand technical skills and enable
security professionals and those training to be security professionals to pursue
and maintain a variety of industry certifications. The courses include current
findings from academic and technological research and state-of-the-art practice.
A certificate is awarded upon completion of: three (3) required courses and six (6) units of elective courses; totalling minimum of fifteen (15)
units or 150 hours of instruction with a grade point average of 'B' or better.
Students must submit an Application for Candidacy before completing their third course in the program.
All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student
enrolls in his/her first course.
On-site Training Available
Through Corporate Training, we can deliver this program or customize one that fits
your organization's specific needs. Visit Corporate Training
or call (949) 824-1847 for information.
English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UC Irvine Extension (classroom and online formats) require
professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading
comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation. If you
would like to refine your English language proficiency prior to beginning one of
our programs, please see our English
Information Systems Security
Information Systems Security Special Topic Webinar: Computer Forensics
Information Systems Security Education Planning Session
- Develop key knowledge of information systems security, including access control,
administration, audit and monitoring, risk, response, and recovery
- Implement government and customer imposed security requirements
- Develop best practices for business continuity planning in the event of a major
disaster or major change in the business
- Broaden your knowledge to include the implementation of multiple technologies, including
client/server, Web, mainframe, and wireless
- Design, diagnose, implement, manage, and resolve complex computer security threats
- Gain the knowledge required to obtain your CISSP® certification
- Leo A. Dregier III, CISSP®, CEH™, CHFI™, CISM®, CEO, The Security Matrix, LLC
- Nelson Eby, M.S., ACE, Forensic Analyst, GE, Federal Bureau of Investigation CART, Member of Technical Working Group for Education and Training in Computer Forensics
- Tony Gaidhane, MBA, M.S., CISSP®, CISM®, CISA®, PMP, Director, Identity Management, WellPoint Inc.
- Ian Harris, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Bren School of
Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine
- Terry House,
Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Methodist University
Johnson, CISA®, CISSP®, ISSMP®, CBCP, MBCI, Information Security and Business
Continuity Consultant, Member of the ISC2® Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)
- David M. Mahoney, MBA, PMP®, CISSP®, Manager, Infrastructure Services,
Information Systems Sector, Civil Systems Division, Northrop Grumman Corporation
- Pramod Pandya, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Information Technologies,
California State University, Fullerton
- Debbie Rodriguez, CISSP®, CISA®, MBA,
System Analyst, Intuit Financial Services
- Maria Suarez, Chief Information Security
Officer, University of Southern California