2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
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2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CST* K275 - Information Security °


4 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisite: None required. Recommended BBG* K115  or CSA* K105  or equivalent.
Students will become knowledgeable of basic network security. Topics include general security concepts, including authentication methods along with common network attacks and how to safeguard against them; communication security, including remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data; infrastructure security, including various network devices and media, and the proper use of perimeter topologies such as DMZs, extranets, and intranets to establish network security; cryptography basics, including the differ­ences between asymmetric and symmet­ric algorithms, and the different types of PKI certificates and their usage; operation­al/organizational security, including its relationship to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity; and computer forensics.



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