Security Program Management (2014)

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This is the approved element for 2014 per the Centers of Academic Excellence program office.<ref>CAE Requirements and Resources</ref> The intent of this Knowledge Unit is to provide students with the knowledge necessary to define and implement a security program for the protection of an organizations systems and data.


  • Students will be able to apply their knowledge to develop a security program, identifying goals, objectives and metrics.
  • Students will be able to apply their knowledge to effectively manage a security program.
  • Students will be able to assess the effectiveness of a security program.


  • Project management
    • Resource management
    • Project budgeting (cost benefit, net present value, internal rate of return)
  • Risk management and Analysis
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Deliverables
  • Timelines
  • Security Awareness, Training and Education
  • Security Baselines
  • Change Management, Patch Management
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Security Organization
  • Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations


Focus areas

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Related Knowledge Units


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