2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 15, 2019  
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CIS 274 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals



5.0 Credits
Fundamentals of operational and organizational cybersecurity, cyber defense in the enterprise, and authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) concepts. Best practices to provide endpoint protection services are covered as well. Maps to the CSA+ and Security+ exams.
Prerequisite CIS 171 with a minimum grade of 2.5 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Discuss the concept of Cyber Resilience and how it applies to the modern enterprise.  
  2. Analyze common threats to cybersecurity and compare and contrast the available technologies that provide solutions.
  3. Discuss confidentiality, integrity, and authentication (CIA) services and the technological and administrative controls used to provide them.
  4. Describe the functions of security technologies as they relate to the OSI and TCP/IP communication models.
  5. Identify and describe the current threats to cybersecurity.
  6. Describe and configure common technical solutions for securing desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.
  7. Describe, discuss, and configure solutions that provide end-point security such as execution protection and buffer overflow protection.
  8. Discuss the current and next generation malware solutions, how they work, and how to implement solutions successfully.



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