UMBC Center for Information Security and Assurance


Global Cyber Capabilities and Trends - CYBR 622

Course Description

This course focuses on four general areas of cyber capabilities and trends in the global community: the theory and practice of cybersecurity and cyberwar; cyber capabilities of nation-states as well as non-state actors; trends in cyber-related strategies and policies; and cyber-related challenges facing the U.S. government. The course concludes with a national cybersecurity policy exercise that helps demonstrate the challenges and complexities of the dynamic and global cybersecurity environment.

Previous Offerings

  • Spring 2012 (Kinney)
  • Spring 2011 (Thompson)