This course explores advanced topics in cyber security. Students will be exposed to a wide spectrum of security activities, methods, methodologies, and procedures with emphasis on practical aspects of Information Security.  Topics include security principles, threats, attacks, security models, security policies, an overview of authentication, encryption, and certifications, security detection, business risk analysis, protection of information assets, examination of pre- and post-incident procedures, and an overview of the information security evaluation.  Prerequisite: DST 20003 Network Security.