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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 secure remote access, VPN (virtual private networking), secure email and file transfers, secure web access, wireless security, and instant messaging.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  CST 103 General Security Concepts

Corequisite:  CST 208 Introduction to Networking

Credits: 3
Hours
2 Class Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
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 and instant messaging applications.
  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 the basics of file and directory access security.
  5. Discuss wireless networking and security.