SRJC Course Outlines

12/6/2022 10:04:00 AMCS 82.51 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 82.51Title:  VIRUS PROTECTION  
Full Title:  Virus Protection and Internet Security
Last Reviewed:10/4/2010

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 50.13

Catalog Description:
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Overview of computer viruses and disk backup techniques for personal computers.  Topics include the prevention and detection of virus infections, removal of viruses, downloading virus detection software and updates from the Internet.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Overview of computer viruses and disk backup techniques for personal computers.  Topics include the prevention and detection of virus infections, removal of viruses, downloading virus detection software and updates from the Internet.
(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.  Describe four types of viruses and how they behave.
2.  Configure a virus detection program.
3.  Detect and remove a virus from the computer.
4.  Download a virus update from the Internet.

Topics and Scope
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1.   Definition of a computer virus
2.   Definition of malware
3.   Virus information resources
4.   Computer system vulnerability
5.   Combination Internet security suites
6.   Firewall software -- your first line of defense
7.   Antivirus Software
     a.  Anti-Spyware
     b.  Anti-Phishing
8. Operating system updates
9. Rootkit protection
10. Web browser security
     a. Limited user account options
     b. Online safety for your family
11. Hoaxes
12. Web browser alternatives
13. Pop-up and ad blockers
14. Security fixes
15. Security resources

Assignments:
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1.  Demonstration of a variety of virus protection techniques
2.  Two-page paper discussing virus protection issues
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
10 - 40%
Written paper
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
10 - 40%
Demonstration of virus protection techniques
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 40%
Exams: multiple choice, true false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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