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CTS 2314C - Network Defense and Countermeasures

3 Credit Hours

This course will explore concepts of network defense and countermeasures as well as hardware and software required to design, configure and implement secure networks. Security topics covered in this course include firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and policy creation using the Windows Operating System (OS), Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) packet and signature analysis. The student will get hands-on instruction installing the network defense mechanisms and countermeasure applications. Software will be used for collecting, monitoring and auditing various activities; students will analyze threats and intrusions.

Prerequisite(s): CET 1660  is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.

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