CYBERSECURITY (SEC)

*SEC 190-New Course: See Addendum


SEC 180 - FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTER SECURITY

Prerequisite: None

A study of computer system security concepts and domains. The course delivers fundamental information security principles as well as real-world applications and examples.

Credit: 3


SEC 185 - CYBER ETHICS

Prerequisite: None

An introduction to basic culture, social, legal, and ethical issues inherent in the discipline of computing.

Credit: 3


SEC 190 - CYBERSECURITY MANAGEMENT

*New Course: See Addendum

Prerequisites: None

A broad introduction to the field of cybersecurity management including strategies, policies, plans, and processes for a holistic approach to cybersecurity risks for an organization. Students are introduced to risk and impact analysis, mitigation controls, incident response planning and response team.

Credit: 3


SEC 280 - WINDOWS SECURITY

Prerequisite: SEC 180

Discovery of security strategies in Microsoft Windows platforms and applications. Students learn how to use tools and techniques to decrease risks arising from vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications.

Credit: 3


SEC 285 - DIGITAL FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATION I

Prerequisite: None

A broad introduction to the field of digital forensics and investigation. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of system forensics and forensic methods.

Credit: 3


SEC 380 - LINUX SECURITY

Prerequisite: SEC 180, CS 221

Discovery of security strategies in Linux platforms and applications. The course discusses how to take advantage of the layers of security available in Linux and explores the use of both open source and proprietary tools when building a layered security strategy for Linux environments.

Credit: 3


SEC 381 - HACKER TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

Prerequisite: SEC 180

An exploration of hacking techniques and countermeasures. Topics include network systems penetration tools and techniques for identifying vulnerabilities and security holes in operating systems and software applications. Also covered are techniques and technologies needed to defend against malicious attacks.

Credit: 3


SEC 385 - DIGITAL FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATION II

Prerequisite: SEC 285

Topics covered in this course include conducting forensics on computer systems running Windows, Linux, and Mac as well as mobile devices. Students will explore investigative techniques involving email, operating system, and application vulnerability.

Credit: 3


SEC 480 - MOBILE SECURITY

Prerequisite: SEC 180

The course focuses on risk assessments, threats, and vulnerabilities of wireless networks. Students will identify and apply security measures that should be put in place to mitigate breaches.

Credit: 3