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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 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 $2.

Prerequisite(s): CTS 140 .

Note: Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux, Windows and virtual machines is recommended. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Apply the basic technical language pertaining to Network security.
  2. Describe the purposes of Network security and the functions they perform as a Network security  professional.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to interact with the clients, servers, firewalls, IDS and virtual private networks (VPNs).
  4. Demonstrate the ability to harden computer devices