CPT 216 - Advanced Networking Concepts
This course focuses on securing local and wide area networks from the network administrator and an outside point of view. With successful completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of how outsiders attack networks and how to prevent these attacks from being successful. Students will also have a thorough understanding of current technologies that run over LANs and WANs and demand robust security. These technologies will be covered in depth throughout this course. Two class hours, two laboratory hours.
Prerequisite: CPT 215 with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe basic security tactics, threats, and tools.
2. Explain the threat level represented by the various attacks and design the appropriate level of response to them.
3. Demonstrate the operation of authentication services
4. Demonstrate the operation of port-based authentication and its component parts.
Course Offered Fall and Spring