National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

An overview of the current security of most commercial operating systems and examines the fundamental concerns of security in modern operating systems. Analysis of the operating systems model for computer system security criteria as it pertains to overall system vulnerability is covered. Based upon the security requirements and general architecture of secure operating systems publicly available security enhanced operating systems are examined and evaluated.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Identify fundamental security features in a modem operating system; Analyze threats behind operating system security; Identify vulnerabilities of a computer system; Identify the appropriate tools for applying OS security.

Framework Connections

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Administration