Spring 2018 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 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11682 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   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 13-Mar 12
TTh       06:00PM-07:25PM LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN CMC 410         10873 
Textbook
TTh       07:35PM-09:00PM LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN CMC 410           


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 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          10807 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:35PM LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN CMC 410           
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 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          19548 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   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 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 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11153 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
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 - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11391 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 11, 2017