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ISSC415 - Mobile Device Security

Course Details

Course Code: ISSC415 Course ID: 4864 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores security strengths and weaknesses of devices running various mobile operating systems. It identifies, analyzes and explores vulnerabilities, attacks, exploits, and insecurities of mobile applications running on operating systems such as iOS, Android, Windows, and Blackberry OS. A comparative study of current mobile devices with respect to security and privacy capabilities will be covered. (Prerequisite: ISSC343)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Explain the history of mobile technology
  2. Identify the challenges of mobile device security
  3. Assess the technologies used for mobile security such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc.
  4. Understand the regulatory compliance associated with mobile technology
  5. Differentiate between GSM and CDMA
  6. Evaluate the technical, social, financial, and legal impact of IoT and mobile technology on global commerce
  7. Explain and understand the numerous wireless security threats
  8. Construct a plan to deal with mobile communication security challenges
NameGrade %
Weekly Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment #1 5.00 %
Assignment #2 5.00 %
Assignment #3 5.00 %
Assignment #4 5.00 %
Assignment #5 5.00 %
Assignment #6 5.00 %
Assignment #7 5.00 %
Assignment #8 5.00 %
Forums 32.00 %
Forum Week 1 4.00 %
Forum Week 2 4.00 %
Forum Week 3 4.00 %
Forum Week 4 4.00 %
Forum Week 5 4.00 %
Forum Week 6 4.00 %
Forum Week 7 4.00 %
Forum Week 8 4.00 %
Term Paper Outline 3.00 %
Week 2: Term Paper Outline 3.00 %
Term Paper 25.00 %
Week 8: Term Paper 25.00 %
Book Title: Wireless and Mobile Device Security - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author: Doherty, Jim
Publication Info: Jones & Bartlett Lib
ISBN: 9781284059274

Book Title:Wireless and Mobile Device Security - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781284059274
Publication Info:Jones & Bartlett Lib
Author:Doherty, Jim
Unit Cost:$82.65

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.