Sep 27, 2020  
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2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


CTEC 279

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CTEC 279:Information Assurance


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours per week: 3
Lab hours per week: 0

This course is an introduction to the field of Information Assurance (Security). Various kinds of threats that might be faced by an information system and the security techniques used to fight them are covered. Hacker methods, viruses, worms, bombs, and system vulnerabilities are described with respect to the actions that must be taken by a Network Manager to thwart them. Existing and planned protection methods and defenses are mapped to the information system threats and attacks. This course provides the background for those individuals who seek skills in the areas of Network and Data Security. This course also is part of the courses required to get CNSS 4011 - 4016 certifications.



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