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Learning Outcomes

A graduate with an M.S. in Information Assurance & Cybersecurity will have the ability to (1) describe the primary types of access control and the potential applications of each type; (2) demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts, technologies, and challenges of telecommunications and network security; (3) demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts of information security governance and risk management, including current best practices in business continuity and disaster recovery planning; (4) describe the components of effective security architecture and the various security models that can be used in the design of secure architectures; (5) possess an understanding of the major cryptographic algorithms used in information security and how each can be effectively integrated into a secure information infrastructure; (6) understand the common techniques to achieve effective physical security of protected information systems.

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