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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS 20901 Introduction to Network Security

(3 cr.) Lecture-Lab: 3-0
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. Prerequisite(s): CIS 20101 .