Course Descriptions

Computer and Network Security

SEC 210
Principles and Practice of Information Security
3 credits

This course provides the latest security tips and techniques on Internet and computer security best practices. Topics include: important privacy legislation, case studies of infamous hackers, how to develop an effective security system, selection of IT security products, firewall benefits and limitations, intruder detection, correct ways to configure your computer, browser settings, virus settings, operating system vulnerabilities, strong password techniques, parasite detection, and encryption techniques.

Prerequisite(s): CTA206 or CTA210