Spring 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISS 300    Introduction to Information Systems Security    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320, 350, and 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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online          12044 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Shih               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 - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
TTh       06:00PM-07:25PM LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11023 
Textbook
TTh       07:35PM-09:00PM LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D     


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 - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          10943 
Textbook
Th        05:15PM-08:25PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
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 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, 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 at any other campus within the Los Rios District.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       06:00PM-06:30PM LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   19150 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          19150 Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-07:20PM LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D     
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11364 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday,January 15    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 15-May 12
Sa        08:00AM-09:10AM LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11665 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online          11665 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 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016