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Course Descriptions

CPT 251 - Network and Security Administration Capstone

2 Credits

This course is the capstone course for all students in the Networking and Security Administration (NASA) program. Students work in groups to Pentest and/or defend a network identified for a small to medium size fictitious business. Upon the completion of the activities, students will come up an executive summary to report defense strategy recommendations and best practices to prevent future attacks.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 45 credits hours earned towards the Networking and Security Administration (IN01) AAS degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, and permission of instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Integrate knowledge and skills across core program courses
2. Analyze business needs and consider them during the selection, integration, and
administration of a secured information system.
3. Identify virtual or cloud computing platform for an information system for a small to medium size business.
4. Perform risk assessment of network operation and security data transaction.
5. Pentest the network for resilience.
6. Defend or monitor and analyze ethical hacking activities.
7. Evaluate defense strategies and create an executive summary.
8. Collaborate with classmates to produce deliverables.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024