it244 | undergraduate
Intro To It Security
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Access Control Systems, Cryptography, and Network Security
- Describe how access control and authentication methodologies secure systems.
- Explain the concept of cryptography.
- Outline the roles of packet-filtering routers and firewalls and how they protect a network.
- Describe the two main classes of intrusion.
- List the characteristics of a good intrusion detection system.
Application Development Security
- Distinguish among several types of malicious software.
- Create an Information Security Policy.
- Explain the ring of trust model.
- Summarize the concept of a trusted computing base (TCB).
- Describe the Trusted Computer Security Evaluation Criteria.
Information Security Principles
- Explain the principles of information security.
- Differentiate among types of security policies.
- Describe the various parts of an effective Information Security Policy.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Describe the key elements of a Disaster Recovery Plan.
- Outline the steps involved in developing a Business Continuity Plan.
- Describe the different types of cyber crime.
- Identify the risks and impacts of cyber crime.
Physical Security Control and Operations Security
- Distinguish between logical and physical security.
- Outline the major categories of physical security threats.
- Outline the types of controls needed for secure operations.
- Identify the parts of a Physical Security Policy.
Physical Security Control and Operations Security (continued)
- Differentiate between the principle of least privilege and the principle of separation of duties.
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