Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CISS 300    Introduction to Information Systems Security    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Some experience and/or coursework in networking.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. Topics include cryptography, security protocols, network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, viruses and key exchange.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14250 
Textbook
Online class.

Online Orientation. For the orientation and more information please go to Professor Ahmadi's Webit site at http:/dcbsp.drivehq.com/OnlineOrientation.htm
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 19, 1:20 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-153



CISS 310    Network Security Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: Organizations today are linking their information systems across enterprise-wide networks and Virtual Private Networks, as well as increasing their exposure to the Internet. Each connection magnifies the vulnerability to unauthorized access. This course provides the fundamental knowledge needed to analyze risks to the system and implement a workable security policy that protects information assets from potential intrusion, damage or theft. Students will learn which countermeasures to deploy to thwart potential attacks. This course also prepares students for CompTIA's Security+ certification exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Security Pro
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Silveira           CRC MAIN Online          18822 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Silveira           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.

Online Orientation. Please complete the following by 5 pm by the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class. Online Orientation. Logon to http://d2l.losrios.edu
and complete the orientation. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu. Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Monday, December 16, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-145A
Students need a computer with a good Internet connection and meets the minimal requirements to operate TestOut's browser-based LabSim 4.0 Interface Students may view the FAQ's for the hardware and software requirements: http//www.testout.com/home/support/product-faqs Students may contact the instructor if they have any questions. Students, who do not meet the minimum computer requirements, will have to use the e-book at the college's computer lab.


CISS 330    Implementing Internet Security and Firewalls    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: With the increased connectivity to the Internet and the wide availability of automated cracking tools, organizations can no longer simply rely on operating system security to protect their valuable corporate data. The firewall has emerged as a primary tool used to prevent unauthorized access. Students will learn how to allow access to key services while maintaining your organization's security, as well as how to implement firewall-to-firewall Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          18824 
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W         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB J.Spisak             CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. For the orientation and more information please go to Adj. Professor Spisak's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/spisakj
This course is designed for the student who wants to learn the basics of network firewall security. It covers basic installation techniques, discusses how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology, and presents basic firewall troubleshooting. It contains pedagogical features including chapter review questions, hands-on exercises and case projects that allow students to practice skills as they are learned. In addition, this course maps to the CheckPoint's CCSSA certification.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013