NSF412 Operating System Hardening

4 Semester Credit Hours

This course is designed to introduce students to operating system hardening and general operating system protection characteristics. Typical characteristics of design, functions and implementation assurance for Windows, Linux and Cisco operating systems are presented. The student will gain an understanding of how operating systems function and how to evaluate their security weaknesses. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 3 semester credit hours (45 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisites: BC205, BC206, BC207

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