CIS284S :  Preparation for Security+

This course is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of computer security, and to help prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam. It covers material related to general computer security concepts, communications security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography and operational/organizational security. Students gain knowledge in capturing, analyzing and generating IP traffic, how to exploit protocol weaknesses and examine defensive solutions. Packet filtering, password policies and file integrity checking are also covered.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 4
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