Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
SDCM-0200
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
Self-paced. 16 weeks (48 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Cyber Security, Information Assurance, or Information Technology
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to review the basics of information security, as well as important topics pertaining to network encryption, firewall systems, authentication, auditing and configurations.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to identify and assess current and anticipated security risks and vulnerabilities
  • Configure and maintain Cisco ASA 5505 to meet requirements outlined in security policies
  • Explain static address translation
  • Protect network from internal external threats
  • Explain a network security plans and policies
  • Examine how instruction detection system (IDS) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) can be used for network defense
  • Implement wireless network security
  • And describe the role of virtual private networks (VPN).

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to network security
  • Information security overview
  • Network encryption
  • Network firewall systems
  • Wireless network security
  • Web application security
  • Network authentication
  • Network auditing and configuration
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials