AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools
worldwide. Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB
Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled
and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.
The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education was created in 1997 to provide
a forum for dialogue among leading figures in government, industry, and academia.
The Colloquium's goal is to work together to define current and emerging requirements
for information assurance education and to influence and encourage the development
and expansion of information assurance curricula, especially at the graduate and undergraduate
levels. The Colloquium is active throughout the year and holds an annual conference
in June. Conference information is available on the Colloquium website.
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is dedicated to serving as a knowledge
resource to those organizations and professionals who strive to stay abreast of security
and data privacy issues as well as best practices to protect both data and people.
The North Texas ISSA Chapter welcomes members and non-members to participate in monthly
educational events held every 3rd Thursday of each month at Maggiano's Little Italy
Restaurant in Plano, TX from 11:30- 1:00.
The University of Dallas Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business was an early adopter
of online course delivery and in 1999 partnered with Pearson eCollege to offer high
quality on-ground and online education. Students and faculty receive 24/7/365 global
support to ensure program success.
The Quality Matters (QM) Program is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer
review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components.
Colleges and universities across and beyond the U.S. use the tools in developing,
maintaining and reviewing their online courses and in training their faculty.
The Quality Matters Rubric has become the most widely used set of standards for the
design of online and blended courses at the college level. Today, more than 700 colleges
and universities subscribe to the non-profit Quality Matters Program. The QM Process
for continuous improvement is the framework for quality assurance efforts in online
learning and provides effective professional development for faculty making the transition
into distance education. All of the courses in the Cybersecurity program have been
designed and reviewed to meet the QM standards and rubrics.
The Stop.Think.Connect. campaign is a national public awareness campaign aimed at
increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to
be safer and more secure online. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. We each
have to do our part to keep the Internet safe. When we all take simple steps to be
safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone. The
University of Dallas is a Academic Alliance Member.
Cybersecurity students can free access to VMware software, tools, and training for
academic purposes. VMware is the market leader in desktop and server virtualization.