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CIS 153 Network Security
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
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Description: Identify security risks and plan and design Windows network security solutions on currently-supported operating system used in business organizations by securing network resources, services, communications, remote access users and designing secure access to the Internet. May lead to Security+ Certification. S/U grading option available.

Prerequisites: CIS130 and CIS150

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify network security risks and defenses to protect networks from attacks.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze network security options and techniques to create security plans.
3. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate corporate components in security planning.
4. (Comprehension Level) Practice methods to secure resources on Windows servers and clients.
5. (Synthesis Level) Design a vulnerability assessment approach and configure controls to deter attacks.
6. (Application Level) Use a Network Protocol Analyzer to capture and analyze traffic and explore how this information is used to research and resolve security risks.
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate basic and advanced cryptography methods for secure systems including the use of Digital Certificates, PKI (public key infrastructure), key management and IPSec.
8. (Application Level) Demonstrate techniques to be prepared for disaster recovery and provide business continuity, including approaches for incident response.
9. (Analysis Level) Compare and contrast access control (Access Control Lists, group policies and account restrictions) and authentication service approaches (RADIUS, Kerberos, TACACS and LDAP).
10. (Analysis Level) Outline plans to secure access for remote access users and access between corporate locations with secure WAN or VPN technology.
11. (Synthesis Level) Devise approaches with network security devices, technologies and or architectural design elements for securing the network and providing secure access to the Internet.
12. (Comprehension Level) Discuss controlling risk through policies, awareness, training and technical configurations.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None