CIS115 Information Security

This course will provide students with the fundamental principles of information security. Students will learn about various types of attacks and malicious code, threats and countermeasures. Topics covered include spyware, viruses, and firewalls; basic cryptographic concepts and methods: encryption, digital signatures and certificates. In addition, security policies, disaster recovery, and home networks will be covered. There will be a variety of hands-on and case project assignments that reinforce the concepts covered in each chapter.

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CTN110 Introduction to Information Technology


  • Computer Science Elective

  • Free Elective

  • Public Presentation Intensive

  • Written Communication Intensive