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Bryan · Business and Technology · Info Tech Security - ITSY


Information Tech. Security
ITSY-1342

  • Summer I 2019
  • Section 300 CRN-30783
  • 3 Credits
  • 06/03/2019 to 07/01/2019
  • Modified 05/16/2019

Meeting Times


Lab

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3:00 PM to 3:50 PM, Student Center 241

Discussion

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 4:00 PM to 4:50 PM, Student Center 241

Contact Information


Instructor: Major Robert Carl Nelson II

Office Hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM, Student Center 242

Schedule an appointment for best results.

Description


Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses.

Requisites

Prerequisites: Successful Completion of ITNW 1354 or instructor approval.

Corequisites: None

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


1. Apply National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Guidelines and other best practices

2. Develop backup/recovery procedures to provide for data security

3. Use network operating system features to implement network security

4. Identify computer and network threats and vulnerabilities and methods to prevent their effects.

5. Use tools to enhance network security.

6. Use encryption techniques to protect network data.

Materials


LABSIM FOR SECURITY PRO

ISBN: 9781935080442

  • Availability: TestOut
  • Price: 184.30

Flash Drive

USB Flash thumb drive

Course Requirements


CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Transfers to BAAS degree at SHSU.

Transfers to BAS-IT degree at UHCL

Evaluation


Criteria

Type Weight Notes
Exams 50

Four major exams and a comprehensive final exam each worth 10% of the course grade

Labs 40

Numerous hands-on labs

Participation 10

Daily contributions to discussion and assignments

 

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies


Schedule


Dates

Week 1  Meeting Details

Contact in min

HRS

Monday 03 June 2019

Orientation

155

15.5

Tuesday 04 June 2019

Attacks, Defense, Access Control

155

Wednesday 05 June 2019

Cryptography, Monitoring, Incident Response

155

Thursday 06 June 2019

Policies, Risk, Business Continuity, Planning

155

Friday 07 June 2019

Social Engineering, Apps, Employees, Mobile Devices

155

Dates

Week 2  Meeting Details

Contact in min

HRS

Monday 10 June 2019

Third Parties, Threats, Device Protection

155

15.5

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Network Protection, Environmental Controls

155

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Recon, Spoofing, Security Appliances

155

Thursday 13 June 2019

DMZ, Firewalls, NAT, VPN

155

Friday 14 June 2019

Web Threat, Network Access, Wireless

155

Dates

Week 3  Meeting Details

Contact in min

HRS

Monday 17 June 2019

Network Threats, Vulnerabilities, Applications, Switches

155

15.5

Tuesday 18 June 2019

VLANs, Routers, IDS, Vulnerability Assessment

155

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Protocol Analyzers, Remote Access, Pen Test, SDN

155

Thursday 20 June 2019

Malware, Passwords, Hardening and Enforcement

155

Friday 21 June 2019

Wade McCain Guest Speaker

155

Dates

Week 4  Meeting Details

Contact in min

HRS

Monday 24 June 2019

Security, Embedded Systems, Logs, Audits, Email

155

15.5

Tuesday 25 June 2019

Access Control, Web Servers and Browsers, App Dev

155

Wednesday 26 June 2019

  AD, Users & Groups, GPOs, Authentication Hardening

155

Thursday 27 June 2019

  Data, Cryptography, Encryption, PKI, Hashing

155

Friday 28 June 2019

Data Transmit/Loss, Back-up/Restore, Cloud Storage

155

Dates

finals

Contact in min

HRS

Monday 01 July 2019

Comprehensive Final Exam  - Totals 2 hours

100

2.0

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CONTACT HOURS

 

64