Introduction to IA Concepts

This course covers topics related to administration of network security. Topics include a survey of encryption and authentication algorithms; threats to security; operating system security; IP security; user authentication schemes; web security; email security protocols; intrusion detections; viruses; firewalls; Virtual Private Networks; network management and security policies and procedures. Laboratory projects are assigned as part of the homework requirements. This course prepares students for the (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Certification. Corequisites: MA-110 or MA-114 or MA-261 and EN-101. (3-0-3)

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