Fall Course

Border/Perimeter Network Security

4 Credits

ITS 275

This course is offered online.

Sample Syllabus

This is the third course of a four-course series in the Network and Information Security Professional Certificate. 

Course provides advanced technical information and relevant skills to successfully secure computer networks at the public/private interface.  Material focuses on hardware- and software-based techniques to prevent and monitor unauthorized or malicious access to corporate networks and servers. Building on existing knowledge of border and perimeter security, students will develop and implement best practices guidelines for boundary-related devices and software. Students will establish baseline assessments of network security from public access points and identify known and/or potential security vulnerabilities. Course content will focus on business-focused security practices to prepare students for the Security+, CISSP, and Security Pro industry certifications.

Prerequisite Skills:
Course builds upon established skills in security, server management, and network management. Students should be working as a network manager or have completed appropriate skills-based coursework.