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Course code
Course Code

CSN 208

Network Security

Course description
Course Description

This course provides an in-depth study of network security issues, standards, best practices and current threats.

Supported by extensive lab work, system vulnerabilities will be investigated and solutions implemented using a variety of operating systems and security tools.

Instructor text book
Instructor & Text book

Instructor: Bazlur Rasheed

[email protected]

Room# E1935

759-2554 Ext-2668

Text: Security+ Course ILT

- by Thomson Course Technology


  • Course ILT Textbook

    • Thomson Course Technology's instructor-led training textbooks

  • ISBN: 1-4188-4713-5


  • Security overview

  • Authentication

  • Attacks and malicious code

  • Remote access

  • E-mail

  • Web security

  • Directory and file transfer services

  • Wireless and instant messaging

  • Network devices


Security continued
Security+, continued

  • Transmission and storage media

  • Network security topologies

  • Intrusion detection

  • Security baselines

  • Cryptography

  • Physical security

  • Disaster recovery and business continuity

  • Computer forensics and advanced topics

Comptia security certification exam
CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam

  • Since 1982, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has been working to advance the growth of the IT industry

  • CompTIA is the world’s largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams

  • The CompTIA Security+ certification tests for mastery in security concepts and practices



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CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam

  • Exam was designed with input from security industry leaders, such as VeriSign, Symantec, RSA Security, Microsoft, Sun, IBM, Novell, and Motorola

  • The Security+ exam is designed to cover a broad range of security topics categorized into five areas or domains


  • Information security is one of the fastest growing career fields

  • As information attacks increase, companies are becoming more aware of their vulnerabilities and are looking for ways to reduce their risks and liabilities


  • Sometimes divided into three general roles:

    • Security manager develops corporate security plans and policies, provides education and awareness, and communicates with executive management about security issues

    • Security engineer designs, builds, and tests security solutions to meet policies and address business needs

    • Security administrator configures and maintains security solutions to ensure proper service levels and availability