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CISS - Security Courses
 
   
 

 

  • CISS
    Security
    Courses:
  • CISS 11


  • CISS 13


  • CISS 15


  • CISS 21
    and
    CISS 21L
  • CISS 23
    and
    CISS 23L
  • CISS 25
    and
    CISS 25L
  • CISS 27


  • CISS 29


Security Courses Banner Image
The CIS department offers these eleven 'Security' Lecture and Lab Courses:
  • CISS 11        - Practical Computer Security
  • CISS 13        - Principles of Information Systems Security
  • CISS 15        - Operating Systems Security
  • CISS 21/21L - Network Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures Lecture and Lab
  • CISS 23/23L - Network Analysis and Intrusion Detection Systems Lecture and Lab
  • CISS 25/25L - Network Security and Firewalls Lecture and Lab
  • CISS 27        - Defending Computer Systems
  • CISS 29        - CNASM Service Learning
Click on any of the tab links above to view detailed information about a course.


CISS 11 Course Image
Introductory course in computer security. Provides awareness for computer users to protect user accounts and computer systems from attacks.  Projects illustrate security software and hardware configuration.
(27 hours lecture;  27 hours lab;    Degree Applicable)

Sample Course Syllabi:


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 11 - Practical Computer Security will:
  1. gain a non-technical foundation of computer security, with discussion of different types of security attacks and defenses that every student can use.
  2. be able to apply practical security principals by reading the book and completing hands on activities.

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CISS 13 Course Image
This is an introductory course in information systems security covering the ten domains needed for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
(54 hours lecture;  54 hours lab;    Degree Applicable)

Sample Course Syllabi:


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 13 - Principles of Information Systems Security will be able to:
  1. understand the "need for security."
  2. understand and explain at least one domain from the Common Body of Knowledge.

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CISS 15 Course Image
Operating systems security concepts and techniques: covers how attackers operate, how viruses strike, strengthening operating systems, repelling attacks, and applying security techniques to different operating systems like Windows, Unix, Linux, etc.
(54 hours lecture   Degree Applicable)

Sample Course Syllabi:


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 15 - Operating Systems Security will be able to:
  1. strengthen security of any operating system by installing a Firewall.
  2. install a safe and secure wireless network using computers with different operating systems (Windows, Mac etc.).

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CISS 21 Course Image
(54 hours lecture;  Degree Applicable, CSU)

Sample Course Syllabi:


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 21 - Network Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures will be able to:
  1. demonstrate the skill to penetrate service vulnerability.
  2. reveal the ability to implement counter attack measurements.

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CISS 21L Course Image

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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 21L - Network Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures Lab will be able to:

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CISS 23 Course Image
(54 hours lecture;  Degree Applicable, CSU)

Sample Course Syllabi:


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 23 - Network Analysis, Intrusion Detection / Prevention Systems will be able to:
  1. explain the fundamental concepts of Network Protocol Analysis and demonstrate the skill to capture and analyze network packets.
  2. use various protocol analyzers and Network Intrusion Detection Systems as security tools to detect network attacks and troubleshoot network problems.

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CISS 23L Course Image

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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 23L - Network Analysis, Intrusion Detection / Prevention Systems Lab will be able to:

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CISS 25 Course Image
(54 hours lecture;  Degree Applicable, CSU)

Sample Course Syllabi:


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 25 - Network Security and Firewalls will be able to:
  1. configure and install a firewall.
  2. implement secured translation for service hosting through a firewall.

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CISS 25L Course Image


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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 25L - Network Security and Firewalls Lab will be able to:

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CISS 27 Course Image
Team-oriented practice installing and setting-up security in computer and network systems.   Includes hands-on activities defending, responding, mitigating, and analyzing security attacks along with preparing written reports documenting how the system was defended.
(54 hours lab    Degree Applicable)

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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 27 - Defending Computer Systems will be able to:
  1. write a report and prepare a presentation that analyzes a network intrusion, breach, or attack.
  2. install a virtual server and configure the system to have all services running.

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CISS 29 Course Image
Students will explore career objectives and integrate knowledge learned from Computer Network Administration and Security Management A.S. degree courses through lab activities and community services.
(54 hours lab ( community activity ) )

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Course Level Student Learning Outcomes:


Students completing CISS 29 - CNASM Service Learning will be able to:
  1. compare and contrast various implementation of secured wireless network
  2. evaluate and demonstrate the use of ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance), Web, and Radius authentication services.

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