Computer & Network Technology

CPTR 2121 - Network Defense

Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course is designed to be an introduction into the field of network defense. It brings together all basic concepts, terminology, and issues, along with the practical skills essential to network defense. This course covers core topics such as practical applications of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption fundamentals, operating system hardening, defending against virus attacks, Trojan horses and spyware, ransomware, malware, security policies and security standards. The course also addresses more specialized issues, including cryptography, industrial espionage and encryption - including public/private key systems, digital signatures, and certificates.

Prerequisite(s):

CPTR1147, CPTR1171, CPTR2214

Lec/Lab/OJT:

2/1/0

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