CENT 305 - Information Systems Security
- Prerequisite: CENT 227, CENT 253, and CENT 270
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of information systems security. Students will learn the basics of developing a security policy, network security, security software tools, layered security, incident handling, intrusion detection and legal issues. Network security devices such as firewalls and packet filters will also be featured.
3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of CENT 305, the student will be able to:
- Explain fundamental concepts of information system security.
- Explain the following terms:
- security policy
- host based security
- packet filtering
- instrusion detection
- Use various software tools to detect and analyze network and host vulnerabilities.
- Design networks that comply with commonly accepted security standards.
- Implement security mechanisms such as firewalls and packet filtering.
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