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CIS 225 Practical Applications in CyberSecurity
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: A study of cyber security that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking. The goal is to protect an organization's critical information and assets by ethically integrating cyber security best practices and risk management throughout an enterprise. Emerging issues in cyber security are considered. Provides extensive hands-on exercises to reinforce key course concepts. Prerequisites: CIS152 and CIS153.

Prerequisites: CIS152 and CIS153

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate an understanding of balancing security needs, available resources, and user requirements. (CSLO 3)
2. (Knowledge Level) Identify the appropriate methodologies for use in normal network maintenance activities. (CSLO 2)
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate appropriate responses to various attack vectors and methodologies. (CSLO 3)
4. (Synthesize Level) Create appropriate plans for the use of firewalls. (CSLO 2)
5. (Application Level) Identify and implement the key components of a secure operating system. (CSLO 2)
6. (Application Level) Implement continuous monitoring and provide real-time security solutions. (CSLO 3)
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze advanced persistent threats and deploy countermeasures, and conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems. (CSLO 4)
8. (Synthesize Level) Formulate, update, and communicate short- and long-term organizational cyber security strategies and policies. (CSLO 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None