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CYB-220 Defensive Security

Defensive Security studies securing networks from the network administrator's perspective. Topics include network security, data and host security, compliance and operation security, access control, identity management, and cryptography. The aim is to assess cybersecurity risks to networks, evaluate and select appropriate technologies, and apply prevention and detection strategies to defend networks.

Note: The course is designed to help prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Advisory: Students will be required to purchase online materials available via a link in the syllabus.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (CYB-220-OL):
Oct 2018,  Jan 2019

Semester Hours: 3

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