Selected topics in information systems engineering are to be chosen according to new trends in
Candidate topics may include but not limited to:
- Data recovery and continuing operations: refers to the processes, plans, and technologies required for an enterprise to achieve resiliency given unexpected events that may disrupt IT operations. This course provides an overview of the storage technologies to address backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Technologies that address auditing, redundancy, and resiliency in the infrastructure (e.g., networks, power, cooling, etc.) are described. Beyond the technologies, processes and plans for continuing operations are covered to include issues such as business continuity, disaster recovery, and risk management.
- Privacy Engineering: Personal information has become a new class of digital property with immense value in commerce but also critical to the effectiveness of national security and intelligence. Virtually any information system must be engineered to comply with increasingly complex public laws protecting privacy while also preserving the information's value to business, national security, and law enforcement. This course dismantles the various sources of domestic and international rules.