CET 250
3 CR

This course prepares the student for the CompTIA Security + certification examination. Students will learn about industry-wide security topics including communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. Other topics included in this course are protocols used in Linux, UNIX, and Windows 2000, in addition to the TCP/IP suite component protocols and Ethernet operations. Students will gain knowledge in capturing, analyzing, and generating IP traffic; how to exploit protocol weaknesses; and examine defensive solutions. Packet filtering, password policies, and file integrity checking are also covered. [24-40-64] Lab Fee

Prerequisites: CET 185, 260 or 276