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This presentation will provide you with more information about the Master of Science in Information Assurance program offered online by Norwich University. The MSIA program has been listed as a ...

This presentation will provide you with more information about the Master of Science in Information Assurance program offered online by Norwich University. The MSIA program has been listed as a ‘Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education’ by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

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  • The presenter for this webinar will be John Orlando, Program Director for the Master of Science in Information Assurance program.Dr. Orlando received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin, and has since published articles and presented lectures in a variety of topics related to information assurance. In particular, he has published on ethical issues in information assurance in venues such as the Network World Security Strategies newsletter. He has led the development of online programs at the University of Vermont and Norwich University, and has published articles on the development of high quality distance education courses.I would now like to welcome Dr. Orlando.

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  • Master of Science in Information Assurance Webinar
  • Introduction
    Presenter
    John Orlando, PhDProgram Director
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • Presentation Agenda
    Part One: Master of Science in Information Assurance
    Part Two: Norwich University
    3
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.800.460.5597 ext. 3369
  • Power of Online Learning
    4
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
    • Collaborative/Asynchronous learning
    • Online access to NU’s Kreitzberg Library
    • 100 online databases
    • Over 35,000 full-text electronic journals
    • 45,000 eBooks
    • Document Delivery Service if unavailable
    online
  • Power of Online Learning
    5
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
    • 24/7 help desk support for technical issues within the online classroom
    • Cost of textbooks included in fees and mailed directly to you prior to each seminar – tuition is all inclusive
  • MSIA Program Overview
  • MSIA Learning Outcomes
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    • Demonstrate mastery of: IA technology issues; human factors and their significance for IA practice;  risk assessment; policy development and implementation; building business value for IA within the organization; integrating security into organizational culture
    • Demonstrate an interdisciplinary and comprehensive view of information assurance
    • Use IA knowledge and practices to contribute to the strategic goals of their organizations
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Learning Outcomes
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    • Speak the language of management; bring together elements from throughout the organization for successful analysis, planning, and implementation of reasonable and cost-effective security architectures
    • Demonstrate the skills needed to work effectively with a client, customer or user base
    • Be prepared to assume leadership in information assurance.
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Program Features
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    • Complete the program in as few as 18 months
    • Small class sizes (not more than 16 students) ensure you receive individualized attention directly from faculty.
    • Residency experience where graduates network and participate in academic/professional activities
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Program Features
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    • Case Study Project threaded throughout seminars 1-4 directly relates concepts of information assurance to your workplace
    • Online, highly experiential, asynchronous curricular activities including threaded discussions, reading, writing, and workplace-oriented assignments
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • Information Assurance Excellence
    Since 2003, Norwich has been designated as a ‘Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education’ by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
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    MSIA Exclusive Offer
    Leverage Your Experience
    Until March 2010 CISSP-holders in good standing are eligible to enter the MSIA program in seminar 2 by receiving a seminar 1 waiver. That means instead of taking the standard 36-credit, 18-month degree, you will complete the program with 30-credits in 15 months.
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Curriculum
    Six, 11-week seminars (6 credit hours each)
    One seminar at a time, 2-week break between seminars
    Complete in as little as 18 months, total of 36 credit hours
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Curriculum
    14
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Concentrations
    Managing Cyber Crime and
    Digital Incidents
    • Solidifies your abilities
    to establish and manage a
    cyber forensic team and/or investigation
    • Develops your expertise in responding to legal and policy issues during an investigation while interacting with the appropriate authorities
    • Enhances your core competencies in investigative work by providing you with enhanced investigative skills and intensifying your ability to analyze and report on investigative outcomes
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Concentrations
    Business Continuity Management
    Develop a resilient organization
    Acquire the skills required to manage a business continuity plan from strategy, creation, and analysis to implementation and response
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    • Gain fundamental technical knowledge of emergency preparation and disaster response
    • Gain the management and leadership skills needed to effect organizational change and develop risk management processes across the enterprise
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Unique Case Study
    Every MSIA student undertakes a case study in order to apply the information assurance knowledge gained in seminars 1 to 4.
    A case study allows you to identify issues, examine situations, and analyze alternatives within a defined, reality-based context that remains constant and ongoing across the entire program.
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • MSIA Unique Case Study
    The two types of MSIA case studies are described below.
    ORGANIZATION-SPECIFIC CASE STUDY (OSCS)
    The OSCS provides a very specific context - a single organization - within which security issues are examined.
    INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC CASE STUDY (ISCS)
    The ISCS provides an industry context within which security issues are examined.
    The case study learning model allows student to gain consultancy experience.
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • Experienced Faculty
    Our faculty has decades of professional and managerial experience and is drawn from all corners of industry and professional practice. Faculty members bring decades of current, real world knowledge to your learning experience.
    Faculty Background:
    Widely published authors of journals, textbooks, and academic works in the field of Information Assurance
    Hold many certifications in Information Security such as CISSP-ISSMP, CISM, FICAF,  CISA, FLMI, CFE, CBA, CFSSP, and CFSA
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • About Norwich University
  • About Norwich University
    • Located in Northfield, Vermont in the heart of the Green Mountains
    • Professional and liberal arts programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels
    • Current Enrollment:
    • 2,000 Undergraduate Level
    • 1,800 Graduate Level
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • School of Graduate Studies
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    One of the first universities to offer full degrees online (1997)
    Nine online programs
    Alumni network of 1,800 professionals
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • History & Tradition
    • Established in 1819 by
    Captain Alden Partridge
    • First private military institution in the nation
    • Proud military heritage
    • Birthplace of the ROTC
    • Corps of Cadets was the first to accept women
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • Accreditation & Rankings
    Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
    In 2009, U.S. News & World Report
    ranked Norwich University as one of
    the Best Universities for a Master’s
    Degree in the North
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • Residency
    Meet your fellow classmates and instructors
    Workshops
    Conferences
    Graduation Ceremony
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    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
  • Contact the MSIA Program
    Do you have further questions regarding the Norwich University Master of Science in Information Assurance program?
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    • Web: www.infoassurance.norwich.edu
    • Email: msia@grad.norwich.edu
    • Phone: 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363
    To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3363