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ICT 232 - Network Security

Security is the number one concern of computer users. Whether on the Internet or inside corporate networks, robust security is a must. This course provides the opportunity for the student to learn how to implement, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot security in a network infrastructure. For students interested in pursuing a CompTIA Security+ certification, the materials presented in the course will be helpful for the certification exam.

 

Credits: 3

 

Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)

 

Total Weeks: 15

 

Prerequisites:

ICT 108 Operating Systems 1

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-Requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
- An Overview of Security
- General Security Concepts
- Identifying Potential Risks
- Infrastructure and Connectivity
- Implementing and Maintaining a Secure Network
- Securing the Network and Environment
- Cryptography
- Security Policies and Procedures

- Security Management

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Differentiate between a broad range of security threats and configure workstations to reduce these.
- Identify and reduce the threats that may potentially affect a networked environment.
- Maintain access control within a network.
- Conduct risk assessments and audits
- Identify the common forms of cryptography and their benefits and risks.

- Identify and reduce the potential for risks identified in the corporate organizational structure.

 

Grading System: Letters

 

Passing Grade: D (50%)

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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