Legal and Security Issues  


The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Cirriculum meets all standards put forth by CNSS 4011 & 4013A. Ensure your students are prepared for their future careers by using Jones & Bartlett Learning’s certified courseware.

This course offers an overview of the legal processes involved in implementing and maintaining an e-commerce Web site. In addition, this course examines security issues involved in maintaining a Web or intranet/Internet site and potentials for misuse.

Major Instructional Areas

  • Legal aspects of information security concepts
  • Privacy laws and issues
  • The American Legal System
  • Laws addressing information security and privacy
  • Intellectual property rights and cyberspace law
  • Risk analysis, incident response, and network forensics investigations

Course Objectives

  • Recognize the legal aspects of the information security triad: availability, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • Examine the concept of privacy and its legal protections.
  • Identify the basic components of the American Legal System.
  • Describe legal compliance laws addressing public and private institutions.
  • Analyze intellectual property laws.
  • Describe the role of contracts in online transactions and cyberspace.
  • Identify cybercrime and tort law Issues in cyberspace.
  • Examine the principles requiring governance of information within organizations.
  • Identify risk analysis and incident response procedures.
  • Explain the importance of forensics examination in legal proceedings.

 Instructor Benefits

A Fully Customizable Course Solution
With content built around leading course descriptions and objectives organized by lesson, instructors can use Navigate Information Systems Security & Assurance as part of an on-ground, online, or hybrid course that requires little to no start-up time.
Robust Reporting and Grading Functionality
Our instructor technology was designed to simplify time-consuming tasks associated with teaching, so that you are free to focus your time on developing objectives, researching new topics, and other important activities.
More Labs. More Format Choices.
Labs are offered in three different formats: paper-based labs are offered for classroom or online self-study; video demo labs conducted by a video instructor who performs each hands-on lab with narration; and innovative hands-on Virtual Security Cloud Labs that work with your learning management system to deliver customizable online learning and training.

 Student Benefits

Be Prepared for the Workplace
Virtual scenarios will provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios; scenarios they will encounter in their future careers. By problem solving and trouble-shooting, your students will master key concepts in information security.
Learn By Doing with Interactive Activities
Students will learn by interacting with online activities such as matching exercises, multiple choice questions, and drag and drop activities. By adding a dynamic layer to exercises, students will gain a deeper understanding of key concepts.
Access Labs Anywhere, Anytime
Virtual Security Cloud Labs provide students with instant, unscheduled access to 65 virtual labs from a fully hosted environment. Allow your students to practice "white hat" hacking on an actual IT infrastructure.

 Downloads & Resources

Description File Format
Textbook Product Page (Webpage)
ISSA Series Flyer (PDF, 2.2 MB)

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Legal Issues in Information Security

ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-9185-8
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Textbook with Lab Manual

Legal Issues in Information Security with Lab Manual

ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-3875-7
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