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    Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CYBR 122 - Network Security

Number of Credits: 3
Network Security is designed to introduce students to common cybersecurity issues related to wired and wireless computer networks and systems. This course builds on the foundational networking knowledge covered in CYBR 121  by teaching students how to apply security concepts to functional networks that were implemented during the CYBR 121  course. Topics include common security attacks and prevention, implementing authentication, firewalls and virtual private networks, securing email and web resources, and security policy implementation. (Fall & Spring Only) Two Hours Lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): CYBR 121  with a minimum grade of C or better.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Draft and implement a security policy for technology resources. (GE1,GE2,PG1,PG3,PG4)
  2. Explain vulnerabilities in website and email systems, and implement appropriate security measures. (GE2,PG2,PG5)
  3. Describe security threats and ramifications, including threats related to ineffective policy and human error. (GE1,GE2,PG1,PG5)
  4. Describe vulnerabilities inherent in remote access, VPN, telnet, and other communications systems. (GE1,PG1,PG5)
  5. Identify common security attacks and countermeasures, such as spoofing, session hijacking, man in the middle, and malicious code. (GE2,PG2,PG5)
  6. Describe challenge handshake authentication protocol, security tokens, biometrics and other authentication methods. (GE1,PG1,PG5)

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