Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISS 300    Introduction to Information Systems Security    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 320, 350, or 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. Topics include encryption, security protocols, network security applications, digital signatures, protecting computers and the network from viruses, Trojans, spyware, unsolicited E-mail and public and private key exchange.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online          13812 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, August 19    07:30PM-09:30PM     Rm 125
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISS 301    Ethical Hacking    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320, 323, 350, and 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course explores ways in which security for a stand-alone PC and a network-connected PC can be compromised. It introduces basic security concepts, principles and "best practices." It also explores ways in which the security of a PC can be checked and evaluated. Principles of ethical hacking are discussed. Internal and external security threats are discussed, including viruses, worms, Trojans, scripts, and other malicious e-mail content. Network vulnerabilities, common exploits, and basic countermeasures are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       06:00PM-07:25PM LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Rm 125          13974 
Textbook
TTh       07:35PM-09:00PM LAB R.Keller             ARC MAIN Rm 125            


CISS 310    Network Security Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISN 119, 140, and 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the information and skills required to analyze security risks from potential network intrusions to organizations' network information systems. Topics cover the required content of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+ certification exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
Windows Server 2008
T         06:00PM-07:15PM LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 125          13344 
Textbook
T         07:25PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
6.2 hours per week online


CISS 325    Network Security and Firewalls    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers network and Internet security and deployment of industry standard countermeasures, including configuring Virtual Private Network (VPN) connections. Topics include the evaluation, implementation, and management of secure remote-access technologies. Also covered is the configuration of network firewalls such as Microsoft ISA Server, and allowing access to key services while maintaining security. This course provides preparation for the Check Point Security's "Check Point Certified Security Administrator" (CCSA) certification exam. This course is not open to students who have completed CISS 320 and CISS 330.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
Th        06:00PM-07:15PM LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 125          29027 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais              TBA TBA                 29027 Textbook
Th        07:25PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
6.2 hours per week online

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011