Sep 22, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CTS 240 - Advanced Network Defense

4 credit hours - Four hours of lecture and directed laboratory weekly; one term.
(formerly CSI 217 - Advanced Network Defense)

Learn advanced security technologies and practices to defend network systems. Explore topics such as the essential security practices of hardening Windows and Unix/Linux servers, Internet applications and wireless systems, and defending network systems through the use of firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. Lab fee $50.

Prerequisite(s): CTS 140 .

Note: Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux and Windows is recommended.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
 

  • Apply the basic technical language pertaining to Network security.
    • Identify the key features of Network security
    • Understand Network security
    • Understand and implement Network security
  • Describe the purposes of Network security and the functions they perform as a Network security person.
    • Identify the key features and functions Network security person would perform
    • Understand how a Network security person would perform security tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with the clients, servers, firewalls, IDS and virtual private networks (VPNs).
    • Identify the key features and functions of clients, servers, firewalls , IDS and virtual private networks (VPNs).
    • Understand how a clients, servers, firewalls, IDS and virtual private networks (VPNs) work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to harden computer devices
    • Understand how to harden computer devices
    • Identify the key features and functions of hardening computer devices.
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency