2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

SEC 348 Security and Safety for Financial Institutions

3 hours 

This course introduces the theory of providing security for financial institutions. Financial institution security refers to the various security measures for the purpose of protecting life and property, protecting the confidentiality of critical data and information and other financial assets. The course also reviews laws and regulations that guide security practices such as those promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its Safeguards Rule amongst many other designs. This class will analyze the basics of this industry and review practical approaches to protecting them against threats such as theft, both internal and external, vandalism, data center security, cyber-crimes and fraud. Topics include the value of conducting a business impact analysis, conducting security audits, implementing security systems and interfacing with the public.




ENG 201, SEC 101, SEC 210