Science, Technology & Society B.S.
Course DescriptionNetwork Defense & Countermeas.
Network Defense and Countermeasures provides the student with a solid foundation in network security fundamentals; while with the primary emphasis is on intrusion detection, the course also covers such essential practices as developing a security policy and then implementing that policy by performing Network Address Translation, packet filtering, and installing proxy servers, firewalls, and Virtual Private Networks. Students will learn to design, configure and deploy an IDS and analyze current network security risks. Prerequisite: CITA 270 and eligibility for Math 103, or permission of the instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall semester