UT Dallas 2020 Graduate Catalog

PPPE6328 - Capstone in Cyber Security and Policy

PPPE 6328 (PSCI 6328) Capstone in Cyber Security and Policy (3 semester credit hours) This is the culminating experience for graduating students. Students integrate knowledge from across the curriculum to participate in an experiential learning project or case studies. This capstone project can be a faculty-directed semester-long applied research project or it can be a case study of an organization or local company. Students create a comprehensive cyber security policy that identifies the risks, the available security and policy options, the sector specific privacy, ethics and legal standards and policies, and promotes institutional resilience in unfamiliar circumstances. Finally, students will have to develop and present a concise policy brief that summarizes their recommendations. (3-0) R