NS305 Network Security and Management

3 Semester Credit Hours

Students will be able to configure and manage desktop, network, and internet security. Topics include: compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The course covers new topics in network security as well, including psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

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