INT 445 Operational Security

Operational Security (OPSEC) is a set of practices, protocols, processes, and routines designed to restrict or eliminate the flow of information from a project or organization to the outside world. Students will become familiar with standard practices by which intelligence gathering is conducted by adversaries and learn to select the appropriate countermeasures and preventive steps to take. They will also be able to list and identify indicators that their operation is being targeted for intelligence collection by an adversary.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Conduct research to explain process used to identify critical information that must be protected

Describe how to analyze threats and risks to critical information

Demonstrate knowledge of the OPSEC process

Explain how countermeasures are designed based on the matching and prioritization of vulnerabilities and threat capabilities

Write an OPSEC plan

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