Fall 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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CISS 300    Introduction to Information Systems Security    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
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 cryptography, security protocols, network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, viruses, and key exchange.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC P.McGuire            SCC MAIN Online          17717 
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TBA       TBA             LAB P.McGuire            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


CISS 301    Ethical Hacking    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320 (Operating Systems) with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course explores ways in which security for a stand-alone personal computer (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 counter measures are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Bennett            SCC MAIN Online          16975 
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M         07:00PM-09:50PM LAB G.Bennett            SCC MAIN BUS 103           
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Bennett            SCC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.


CISS 310    Network Security Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 340 or CISN 300 or CISN 304 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: 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 will also prepare students for CompTIA's Security+ Exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online          16780 
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W         07:00PM-08:50PM LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN BUS 103           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion. For additional information, please visit the class web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/~andersk.


CISS 320    Implementing Network Security and Counter Measures    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: In this course, students will learn how to evaluate, implement, and manage secure remote-access technologies in order to prevent systems from attack. Topics include risk analysis, choosing and setting up Virtual Private Networks and Intrusion Detection systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online          16879 
Textbook
W         07:00PM-08:50PM LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN BUS 103           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion. For additional information, please visit the class web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/~andersk.


CISS 341    Implementing Windows Operating System Security    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320 and CISS 310; with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide in-depth explanations of operating system security features as well as step-by-step configuration guides for proper operating system configuration. It also provides the knowledge and skills students will need to know in order to maintain the integrity, authenticity, availability, and privacy of data.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online          17020 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. For additional information, please visit the class web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/~andersk.


CISS 350    Disaster Recovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents methods to identify vulnerabilities and implement appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks for the business enterprise. This course covers but is not limited to an understanding of what disaster recovery is, development of a disaster recovery plan, and development and implementation of Policies and Procedures.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Silveira           SCC MAIN Online          17022 
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Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 18, 2014