CIS 260 Network Security And Risk Mgmt

This course exposes students to essential concepts of networking security and IT risk management. Topics include design, protocols and administrative principles of secure networks, identification and elimination of threats and vulnerabilities, compliance and operational security, access control and identity management, application, data and host security, cryptography and current and evolving issues in network security. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to identify security issues, to mitigate and deter threats, to apply security controls and to implement and maintain an organization’s security policies. This course prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.