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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Network Security Fundamentals: Part 2 (220B)*

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.
Length: 
30 hours (10 weeks).
Dates: 

February 2006 - December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: harden File Transfer Protocol (FTP); secure remote access; protect directory services; secure digital cellular telephony; harden wireless local area networks (WLAN); define cryptography; secure with cryptography hashing algorithms; protect with symmetric encryption algorithms; harden with asymmetric encryption algorithms; explain how to use cryptography; explain cryptography strengths and vulnerabilities; define public key infrastructure (PKI); manage digital certificates; explore key management; harden physical security with access controls; minimize social engineering; secure the physical environment; define business continuity; plan for disaster recovery; define the security policy cycle; explain risk identification; design a security policy; define types of security policies; define compliance monitoring and evaluation; define identity management; harden systems through privilege management; plan for change management; define digital rights management; acquire effective training and education; define computer forensics; respond to a computer forensics incident; harden security through new solutions; and list information security jobs and skills.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: protecting advanced communications; scrambling through cryptography; using and managing keys; operational security; policies and procedures; security management; advanced security and beyond.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in a Technology or Telecommunications degree program or as a laboratory in a Technology or Telecommunications degree program or in the associate degree/certificate category, 1 semester hour as a laboratory in a Trades curriculum (2/06) (3/16 Administrative Review). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.

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