GCSE 5302: The Regulatory Compliance and Legal Landscape of Cybersecurity

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Credits 3
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This course will introduce students to the broad legal and regulatory framework within the digital ecosystem specifically in regards to compliance and the emerging legal landscape. Students will examine International (EU – GDPR), Federal (FISMA, Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, Presidential Policy Directives/Executive Orders) DHS - Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), State California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Texas data Privacy and Security Act and the litigation risk exposure that comes from noncompliance. Students will explore the developing case law around lawsuits generated due to cyber breach incidents.
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