CIS 220◊ Introduction to Network Security

3 credits

Introduction to basic computer systems and network security concepts. Site encryption technologies, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) security, denial of service and other attacks are explored. Implementing firewalls and preventing hacker attacks. How to run a security audit and handle the results. Locking down network file systems, resources, and user accounts for UNIX/Linux and Windows OS are presented.

Prerequisite: CIS 176◊ or CIS 179◊; CIS 310

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

(course fee required)