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CIS 493 Cloud Security Fundamentals

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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

An exploration of how to secure a Cloud environment. We will examine the history of Cloud computing, and various contemporary Cloud environments, such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). We will study Cloud security operations, for both native and hybrid Cloud environments. Other topics covered include network security, host security, Identity and Access Management (IAM), cryptography and data protection. This hands-on course is designed to prepare students for modern day infrastructure environments.

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