CST 104 - Remote Security Methods
This second security course builds on the material introduced in CST 103 General Security Concepts. Detailed examinations of many different remote access methods are undertaken. These methods include RAS (via PPP over a modem), VPN (virtual private networking), secure email and file transfers, secure web access, wireless security, and instant messaging.
Prerequisite: CST 103 General Security Concepts
Corequisite: CST 208 Introduction to Networking
2 Class Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe unsecure and secure ways of doing web, email, and ftp.
2. Describe the operation and features of a typical router.
3. Explain the operation of a VPN tunnel, including the protocols used, and the essentials of encryption and hashing.
4. Understand how to setup an RAS server.
5. Understand the basics of file and directory access security.
6. Be familiar with wireless networking and instant messaging.
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