Spring 2019 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 19-Mar 18

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 11486Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 is an introduction to the fundamental principles and skills of Information Technology security and risk management at the organizational level. Topics include network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application and data security, host security, access control and identity management, and cryptography. The required content of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+ certification exam is covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 10727Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:35PMLABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN CMC 409
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


CISS 315    Ethical Hacking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and CISS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 28 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the network security specialist to the various methodologies for attacking a network. Topics include the concepts, principles, and techniques necessary to attack and disable a network within the context of properly securing a network. It emphasizes network attack techniques and methodologies, and appropriate defenses and countermeasures. Supplementary hardware and software may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

MW06:00PM-08:50PMLECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN CMC 40910787Textbook
MW09:00PM-10:25PMLABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN CMC 409

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 - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

T06:00PM-07:15PMLECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN CMC 41019767Textbook
TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 19767Textbook
T07:25PM-09:15PMLABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN CMC 410
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 - Second, Mar 19-May 16

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 11038Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 16

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 11246Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018