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CIS 479 Computer and Network Security

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course covers the concepts of vulnerabilities, threats, attacks, security measures and mechanisms in computer networks. The course will introduce the fundamental concepts of security technology and the applications of these technologies. Topics include fundamental cryptography, authentication, encryption, digital signatures, digital certificates and network security protocols such as IP Sec, SSL.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: Completion or concurrent enrollment in CIS 151.
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC