Fall 2017 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 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14409 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. For the orientation and more information please go to http://www.d2l.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Tuesday, October 10, 7:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m., BS-145B


CISS 310    Network Security Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 300 and 304 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology security and Risk Management at the organizational level. It also addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to cyber-security. In addition, this course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
CompTIA Security+
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          15087 
Textbook
CompTIA Security+
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Online Class.
Online Orientation. After enrolling, please log on tohttp://crc.losrios.edu/de for additional online course information.Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 9, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BS-153


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 - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          19206 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-08:05PM LAB J.Spisak             CRC MAIN BSS 153           


CISS 360    Computer Forensics and Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 308
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the methods used to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation beginning with a discussion of ethics, while mapping to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. Topics covered include an overview of computer forensics as a profession; the computer investigation process; understanding operating systems boot processes and disk structures; data acquisition and analysis; technical writing; and a review of familiar computer forensics tools.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          15290 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB J.Spisak             CRC MAIN BSS 153           
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: September 19, 2017