HIBBING COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE OUTLINE

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Hibbing Community College, a technical & community college

An equal opportunity educator & employer



HIBBING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COURSE OUTLINE

Course title & number:

CNT
2010
:

Information Assurance I

Credits:



3

(
Lec 2
/ Lab
1
)

Prerequisites:

CNT1010, CNT1020, CAPP2018, MCT2040,
MCT2010, MCT2020

Course Objectives:

In this class,
the student will be in
troduced to computer network vulnerabili ties
and threats and how to safeguard computer networks from those vulnerabi lities
and threats. This course will expose the student to network security planning,
network security technology, network security organiza
tion and the legal and
ethical issues associated with network security. In this class, students will learn
the skills necessary for Security + certification.


Outline of major content areas:


1.

Gain an overview of computer and network security issues.

a.

Unders
tanding
security threats to systems and information.

b.

Understanding common causes of security weakness.

c.

Meet the goals of network security by creating a secur
e

network
strategy.

2.

Computer and individual authentication

a.

Strengths and weaknesses of Kerberos, CH
AP, Digital
certificates, biometrics and methods of mutual authentication.

3.

Become familiar with common attacks and malicious code.

a.

Denial of Service attacks.

b.

Address spoofing, Man in the Middle, and session hijacking.

c.

Social engineering

and software exploi
tation.

4.

Configuring secure remote access to network resources

a.

Methods and configuration of VPN for remote access.

b.

Authentication to a RADIUS server

c.

Telecommuting vulnerabilities

5.

Configuring secure access to common internet resources

a.

E
-
mail best practices

b.

S
ecuring Web communication

c.

Directory and file transfer services

6.

Wireless networking and security

a.

Understanding wireless network vulnerabilities.

b.

Methods of securing wireless communication

7.

Hardware based solutions to security issues

a.

Firewall

method of operat
ion and security policies

b.

Router
-
based network security implementation

c.

Intrusion detection methods

8.

Secure network topologies

a.

Creating a DMZ for external access

b.

Implementing NAT

c.

Understanding VLANs for internal security

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9.

Hardening network services

a.

File sys
tem and OS hardening

b.

Software updates and configuration

c.

Hardening application servers

10.

Cryptographic algorithms and methods of use

11.

Physical security


Course Goals/Objectives/Outcomes:


The student will

be able to
:

1.

understand the goals of network security

2.

d
escribe hardware and individual authentication

3.

recognize symptoms of malicious attacks

4.

describe
secure methods of remote access

5.

explain security issues with common network protocols

6.

configure security over wireless networks

7.

describe
router and firewall sec
urity

8.

define cyber crime

9.

implement email security

10.

explain
need

for web security

11.

asses
s

vulnerability

of a target system

12.

describe a DOS attack

13.

exhibit understanding of
viruses and malware

14.

implement
encryption

techniques

15.

describe industrial espionage

16.

recomme
nd security hardware and implementations

17.

exhibit malware detection techniques

18.

describe system hardening

19.

analyze economic impact of intrusions and malware


Hibbing Community College competencies met:

Communicating clearly and effectively;
Working Productive
ly and Cooperatively
;


Student Contributions:

The student is expected to prepare for class, attend all lectures and labs,
participate in all class activities, complete everything on time,
and
request
assistance if needed.


Methods for evaluating student le
arning
:

The student will be evaluated based on points earned from various


tests, daily
short quizzes, laboratory logs, performance check
-
offs, projects
,

and
reports.


SPECIAL

INFORMATION:

(SPECIAL FEES, DIREC
TIVES ON HAZ
A
RDOUS MATERIALS, TEXTBOOK
USED ET
C.)



AASC APPROVAL DATE March 21, 2007


REVIEW DATE March 201
2

Hibbing Community College, a technical & community college

An equal opportunity educator & employer