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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS 20900 Introduction to Network Security

(6 cr.) Lecture-Lab: 4-4
Offered: W
This course will teach the student about network security, compliance and operational security, and threats and vulnerabilities. Student will be able to explain the types of malware; summarize various types of attacks; summarize social engineering attacks and the associated effectiveness with each attack; explain types of wireless attacks; explain types of application attacks; analyze a scenario and select the appropriate type of mitigation and deterrent techniques; use appropriate tools and techniques to discover security threats and vulnerabilities; and explain the proper use of penetration testing versus vulnerability scanning. Prerequisites: CIS-10600, CIS-11100, and CIS-20100.