Fall 2015 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 is intended for beginner users who want to increase their understanding of information security issues and practices. It is intended for end users who use computers at home or in the office. The course covers all of the need-to-know information about staying secure, including up-to-date information on relevant topics such as protecting mobile devices and wireless local area networks. Students will learn how to maintain a secure environment and avoid security attacks through a series of real-life user experiences, hands-on projects, and case projects.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          14260 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. For the orientation and more information please go to Adjunct Professor Spisak's Web site http://www.crc.losrios.edu/spisakj

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 17, 1:20 p.m.-3:20 p.m., BS-153

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN BS 145A         18981 Textbook


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: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          19645 
Textbook
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN BS 153            
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

For the orientation and more information please attend the first Lab meeting on Wednesday, August 26, 5:30 p.m.- 7:35 p.m. in room BS -153.


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: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          14779 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online            
Online class. Online Class for the orientation and more information please go to Adj. Professor Spisak's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/spisakj

Required attendance for on-ground final.
Final:Thursday, December 10, 7:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m., BS 153.
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.


CISS 350    Disaster Recovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course teaches students how to identify network vulnerabilities and how to take the appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks for an organization. Students will gain an understanding of the steps needed for good disaster recovery including, how to prepare a disaster recovery plan, the various risks associated with an enterprise network, the diverse job functions of employees in a Disaster Recovery Plan, and the methods needed to implement a plan once it is complete. In addition, each student will develop a Disaster Recovery Plan with a group for a real or fictitious organization.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          18984 
Textbook
W         05:30PM-07:35PM 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 attend the first Lab meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 6:00 p.m.- 8:05 p.m. in room BS -153.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 12, 2015