Computer Information Systems - CIS 172
Network Security Fundamentals
3 Credit Hours3 Lecture Hours
This course is designed to provide students a fundamental understanding of network security principles and implementation. A variety of activities will reinforce the technologies used and principles involved in creating a secure computer network environment.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Evaluate risks and threats that impact organizations relying on modern network technology and infrastructure.
- Explore attacks, vulnerabilities and defenses for modern networks.
- Improve network defense with network security concepts and technologies.
- Explain fundamental principles of identity and access management.
- Detect vulnerabilities using appropriate processes and tools.
- Improve security of data and networks with appropriate cryptographic technologies.
- Determine best practices for risk management and business continuity.
- Determine the role of regulations, frameworks and policies in network security.
- Investigate emerging trends in network security.
Currently no sections of this class are being offered.
Key: Day of the Week
- T = Tuesday
- R = Thursday
- S = Saturday
- X = Sunday