CISC180 Intro to Network Security

This is an introductory course in computer and network security intended for networking or computer professionals and students who want to understand general concepts of network and information security. Topics will include the identification of vulnerabilities and mitigation of security risks, learning the basic principles of cryptography, keys and certificates, VPNs and wireless communication, configure group privileges, access control and authentication, implement security baselines, systems updates, intrusion detection, and create and build organizational and operational security programs that include documentation, risk assessment and user education. Prereq. - CISC 231.


4 credits


(D in CISC231)