Mar 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 284 - Network Security Fundamentals

4 Credit(s)

This course covers fundamental computer and network security concepts. It emphasizes securing the operating system, applications, media, network devices, web pages, and other network services. In addition, types of attacks, digital certificates, keys, and designing and implementing security policies and procedures are discussed. This course has a hands-on focus. May be offered online.

Prerequisite: MTH 082  or higher or instructor consent.
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify and configure authentication and access control properties.
2. Identify and counterattack attacks.
3. Harden the software and network devices and be able to secure the media and physical access.
4. Identify and harden web page, e-mail, File Transfer Protocol, Directory Services, and wireless network vulnerabilities.
5. Understand and implement various security techniques using keys and digital certificates.
6. Identify and implement adequate security policies and procedures.

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