Course Descriptions

Computer and Network Security

SEC 450
Firewalls and Network Security
3 credits

This is the ultimate security course on protecting company assets through network security. Topics include Firewall, Perimeter Security, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Edge Devices, and Assessment. Students will learn how to develop a set of firewall rules that will keep hackers out, how to look at all possible ways in which unauthorized users might gain access to network assets, and how an IDS can provide an analysis showing who has access to the system. Students will develop a security plan and monitor ongoing activities to determine effectiveness of a security model.

Prerequisite(s): SEC 250 and SEC 335 and SEC 340