This course offers in-depth coverage of the current risks and threats to an organization's data as well as the strategies for safeguarding critical electronic assets. The course provides a foundation for those responsible for protecting network services, devices, traffic, and data. Additionally, Fundamentals of Network Security prepares students for further study in more specialized security fields. The course provides a foundation for those preparing for the Computing Technology Industry Association's (CompTIA) Security+ Certification exam.
- Identify security threats to network services, devices, traffic, and data. (Program Goal 2),
- Secure network systems and services. (Program Goal 2), secure network communications. (Program Goal 2),
- Analyze the characteristics of an effective organizational security policy. (Program Goal 3),
- Monitor the security infrastructure. (Program Goal 3)