May 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIS 2500 - Security Essentials

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CIS 2010

Description: This course is designed to teach the principles and practices that all computing users need to keep sensitive information secure, both at work and at home. By introducing students to security theory and presenting best practices, the course will show students both the importance of protecting data and the associated techniques. Topics covered include how to secure systems, protecting personal data, organizational resources, securing computer networks, how to handle risks and ethical dilemmas, computer crime, policies and laws, and how to implement safe Internet usage. This course is not intended for CIS and CYB majors.

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