Catalog: 2013–2014 Catalog Year
CIT 265: Infrastructure Security
- Name: Infrastructure Security
- Discipline: Computer Information Technology (CIT)
- Units (Credits): 3
- Schedule History: See when this course was offered over the last three years.
- Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
- Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
- Prerequisites: None
I: Catalog Course Description
Teaches the proper way to design and build secure computer network infrastructures. Topics will include network devices and their roles in the network, media and storage devices, security zones and topologies of the network and the use of firewalls.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
II: Course Objectives
This course will teach students the proper way to design and build secure computer network infrastructures. Topics will include network devices and their roles in the network, media and storage devices, security zones and topologies of the network and the use of firewalls.
Students who successfully complete this course will have an increased understanding of:
- Physical security.
- Intrusion Detection Systems
- Network Security Monitoring
- VPN, NAT, VLANs and tunneling
- OS and application hardening
III: Course Linkage
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This course fulfills Western Nevada College's Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students:
- Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Have college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
- Are able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
- Understand the theoretical principles behind creating and maintaining a professional level Web site.
- Use current software to create, publish, and maintain a professional level Web site.
- Apply techniques appropriate to their specialty in the operation of a Web site.