Information Technology: Capstone Cybersecurity Masters program

A. Write an executive report that includes the following requirements: • the security problem under investigation • background information about the problem • a root cause analysis of the problem • a description of the stakeholders • an analysis of systems, processes, or both • a description of the project requirements • the data available or the data that needs to be collected to support the project • the industry-standard methodology you used to guide and support the solution’s design and development • deliverables associated with the design and development of the technology solution • the strategy for implementing the solution and anticipated outcomes from the project, including phases of the rollout, details of project launch, and training plan for users • the quality assurance plan for the solution, including formative and summative evaluation plans and plans for revision • assessment of risks associated with the implementation • the technology environments, tools, and any related costs, as well as the human resources, that are necessary to execute each project phase • a projected timeline, including milestones, start and end dates, duration for each milestone, dependencies, and resources assigned to each task • the framework that will be used to assess the success of the project and assess if the security solution meets stakeholder’s needs, including test cases and acceptance criteria B. Design and develop a technology-supported security solution that addresses your identified business problem or organizational need. 1. Your solution must contribute to at least one of the following major security areas: Cyberlaw, Regulations, and Compliance Leadership and Professionalism Security Planning and Management Systems Security 2. Provide a summary that explains how your solution meets the following criteria: • facilitates the development of consensus-based codes of conduct • promotes the adoption of standards and practices • promotes automation in cybersecurity • improves and modernizes security assurance • implements industry-standard security tools and infrastructure or environment • collects digital evidence, including data for analysis or forensics • provides cybersecurity plans, strategies, and policies • implements confidentiality, integrity, and availability • mitigates cybersecurity threats • investigates cybersecurity incidents or crimes • includes decision-support functionality • provides a training plan for users C. Create each of the following forms of documentation for the solution you have developed: • a subset of comprehensive elements of cybersecurity plans, policies, standards, or procedures • analysis of the alignment of the solution with organizational cybersecurity initiative or regulatory compliance • assessment of the solution’s implementation, including testing results and implemented revisions • applications, tools, installation, and user guides for any other environment used • WGU Cyber Range artifacts (if applicable) • assessment of the efficiency of the solution • post-implementation systems and process analysis, including diagrams or descriptions of the environment • post-implementation risk assessment • analysis of collected data • analysis of the final output • stakeholder impact analysis • post-implementation and maintenance plans for the solution, including supporting resources • the results from the solution testing and revisions • training plan for users • control deficiencies analysis that includes a plan of action and milestones • source code and executable files, with installation and user guides, if applicable • applications, tools, installation, and user guides for the Cyber Range or any other cyber security testing environment used • artifacts from the domain your solution addresses (listed below)

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