CPTR2236 - Network Security

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This course deals with the understanding of basic network security. Students learn how to manage systems to guard against various security threats.
  1. Identify network security threats.
  2. Administer encryption and authentication for wireless networks.
  3. Examine protecting advanced communications.
  4. Identify web-related threats.
  5. Perform network hardening.
  6. Examine e-mail threats.
  7. Configure VPNs for secure sessions.
  8. Analyze remote access security and social engineering threats.
  9. Identify software exploits.
  10. Examine major types of attacks on information systems.
  11. Identify the factors in a secure network strategy.
  12. Practice securing web communications utilizing SSL/TLS.
  13. Examine cryptography.
  14. Apply IPSec policies.
  15. Explore basic computer forensics methods.
  16. Plan a patch management strategy for network servers.
  17. Analyze the role of firewalls, routers and switches in security.
  18. Examine intrusion detection systems.
Degrees that use this course

Information Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)