SRJC Course Outlines

12/6/2022 9:43:43 AMCS 182.51 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 182.51Title:  SECURITY FOR CABLE & DSL  
Full Title:  Security for Cable and DSL Home Networks
Last Reviewed:11/8/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.50 Contact Total8.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 150.1

Catalog Description:
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Overview and implementation of security for personal computers connected to the Internet with broadband cable or Digital Subscriber Line (DSL). Topics include privacy, anonymity, communication protocols, file and print sharing, the prevention and detection of intrusion, downloading firewall software and updates from the Internet, developing a security strategy, checking for vulnerability, and other data protection techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Overview and implementation of security for personal computers connected to the Internet with broadband cable or Digital Subscriber Line (DSL). Topics include privacy, anonymity, communication protocols, file and print sharing, the prevention and detection of intrusion, downloading firewall software and updates from the Internet, developing a security strategy, checking for vulnerability, and other data protection techniques.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Analyze security options on a home network
2.  Describe network communication protocols
3.  Determine the extent of their vulnerability
4.  Describe how a system can be maliciously used without the owner's knowledge
5.  Download and configure a firewall program
6.  Describe a hardware firewall configuration method
7.  Implement and evaluate a security plan

Topics and Scope
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1.  Security
   a.  How safe is secure?
   b.  Software options
   c.  Hardware options
   d.  Privacy and anonymity
   e.  Masquerading
2.  Communication Protocols
   a.  Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
   b.  Network Basic Input/Output System User Enhanced Interface (NetBUEI)
   c.  AppleTalk
   d.  File and print sharing
   e.  Secure Protocols
3.  Scanning
   a.  Ports
   b.  Self scan
   c.  Someone else using your system
4.  Firewalls
   a.  Types of firewalls pros and cons
   b.  Download a software firewall
   c.  Install and configure a software firewall
   d.  Update a software firewall
5.  Configuring Hardware Options
   a.  Hubs and switches
   b.  Routers
   c.  Proxy servers
6.  Developing a Security Plan
   a.  Best practices
   b.  Acceptable risks

Assignments:
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1.  Computer lab assignments:
   a.  Download, install and configure a software firewall
   b.  Scan for vulnerabilities
2.  Performance exams on class content
3.  One to two quizzes

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Computer lab assignments, and performance exams on class content
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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