cis297 | undergraduate
Computer Security And Operational Support Fundamentals
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Identify Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Identify types of security threats to computing resources.
- Explain how security breaches can occur.
- Compare and contrast physical and digital security capabilities.
- Describe how the use of policies can minimize the risk of security threats to computing resources.
- Troubleshoot individual user account security vulnerabilities.
Operating System (OS) Security Settings
- Define criteria for creating and deleting accounts.
- Mitigate risks of default settings to individual and system security.
- Describe the security features of common data encryption methods.
- Explain the effects of patch management compliance on organizations.
- Troubleshoot operating system failures.
Securing Mobile Devices
- Identify multiple authentication actions for mobile devices.
- Summarize the risks associated with mobile login access practices.
- Describe when to use device encryption.
- Outline accessibility and user permission practices to protect data on mobile devices.
- Explain how to maintain data synchronization between mobile, desktops, and corporate servers.
SOHO Security for Wireless and Wired Networks
- Identify elements and characteristics of a secured wired and wireless networks.
- Identify security capabilities of standard network devices.
- Compare and contrast public vs. private network firewall and anti-virus requirements.
- Describe policies and procedures appropriate to protect small business networks against common security issues.
- Identify Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) network components.
Data Security and Data Disposition Needs
- Describe organizational data encryption best practices.
- Explain methods for complete data destruction.
- Compare and contrast the security risks of data storage and retrieval types.
- Identify data destruction and hardware disposal methods that comply with common safety and environmental laws and regulations.
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