Mar 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph's College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online
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IT 350 - Security II

This course provides a more in-depth look into the techniques, processes, and implementation behind strong cybersecurity. Students will learn general security, network security, operating system security, methods for testing security, IP security, wireless security, how to use firewalls and gateways, guard against hackers and viruses, build authentication skills, and encryption techniques.

Prerequisites & Notes
IT 100 and IT 250

Assignment Overview
Synchronous term-based course with ten weekly assignments and a final project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the general concepts of Information security.
  • Identify various security measures that can be applied at different levels (OS level, DB level, Network level, etc.) to protect the systems and data.
  • Explain various cryptographic methods, encryption systems and implementations.
  • Identify emerging security products and solutions and their application and benefits.
  • Discuss the changing threat landscape and the measures to keep up with the bad guys.

Credits: 3

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