Building on IAE-201, this course provides learners with detailed and hands-on knowledge of computer and network security. The course emphasizes current topics such as network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application security, access control, as well as cryptography. Additionally, underlying theory and concepts are presented in order to extend learners’ understanding of computer and network security. Weekly laboratory exercises are utilized to reinforce practical, real-world security techniques. Classes are a mixture of lecture, current event discussions, and laboratory exercise review and will prepare learners for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Pre-requisite: IAE-201 (3-0-3) *FORMERLY IAE-301 NOTE: Students enrolled in this course incur an additional lab fee of $100.
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