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Course Description:

As computers become ever more present and interconnected in modern society, the IT professional needs to be more and more concerned with the issues of levels of service, security and recovery. This course will cover the topics of management and security; quality of service and system performance; viruses, worms, trojan horses and denial-of-service; firewalls; and strategies for Ensuring Appropriate Levels of Security. A student project of sufficient rigor will be the core of this course.

Prerequisite: familiarity with the core concepts of networking, including awareness of the existence of protocols; an understanding of hardware such as routers and hubs and switches, common operating systems, basic systems and network security. This knowledge can be gained in Introduction to Networks.Specifically, students in this course should have knowledge in the following areas: Basic concepts of networks, basic hardware and software concepts; elementary algebra.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 2. Fall 1.

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