Spring 2015 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          13229 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
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, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       06:00PM-07:25PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12016 
Textbook
TTh       07:35PM-09:00PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11927 
Textbook
Th        05:15PM-08:25PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D     
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


CISS 341    Implementing Windows Operating System Security    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320, CISC 351, and CISS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides in-depth information on the Microsoft Windows desktop operating system security features, as well as step-by-step configuration for most effective operating system security. The techniques needed in order to maintain the integrity, authenticity, availability, and privacy of the system and user data are covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       05:20PM-05:50PM LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   19175 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          19175 Textbook
TTh       05:50PM-06:40PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D     
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
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


CISS 350    Disaster Recovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides methods for identifying vulnerabilities and implementing countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks in the information technology infrastructure for the business enterprise. Topics include disaster recovery, development of a disaster recovery plan, and development and implementation of disaster recovery policies and procedures.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online          12388 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday,January 16    8:00PM-8:50PM    Room 125
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISS 360    Computer Forensics and Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 324, CISS 310, and CISS 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the methods used to conduct a computer forensics investigation. Topics include an overview of computer forensics as a profession, the computer investigation process, operating systems' boot processes and disk structures, data acquisition and analysis, ethics, and a review of standard computer forensic tools. The course topics map to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Sa        08:00AM-09:10AM LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12765 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online          12765 Textbook
Sa        09:20AM-11:50AM LAB E.Shih               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online            
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

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015