The Committee on National Security Systems and the National Security Agency have certified that the Division of Graduate Professional Studies at Brandeis University offers a set of courseware that has been reviewed by National Level Information Assurance Subject Matter Experts and determined to meet National Training Standard for:
The goals of this center in information assurance are to plan, coordinate, and promote IA research, education, and outreach at Brandeis University.
The missions of the center are:
Now, more than ever, governments and all types of industries require methodologies, techniques and disaster-recovery plans to protect cyberspace and global information.
Information assurance emphasizes strategic risk management over tools and tactics. It covers a broad range of topics, including reliability, and governance issues such as privacy, compliance, audits, business continuity and disaster recovery.
The Information Assurance program in the Division of Graduate Professional Studies addresses the growing need for information security professionals that possess a balance of analytical skills and business acumen.
The program is unique in its emphasis on the policy, management and
technology aspects of information security and risk management.