Fundamentals of Information Security   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

CTS 1120 - Fundamentals of Information Security


This course provides the fundamental knowledge necessary for a student to become proficient in the field of Information Security. This course is vendor-neutral and prepares the student for a wide variety of security responsibilities. The vendor neutral aspect of the curriculum allows the student to be immediately productive in today's diverse security industry, thereby reducing the normal length of internship required for new employees. The Fundamentals of Information Security curriculum covers a wide range of security concepts, including: Domain 1.0: General Security Concepts Domain 2.0: Communication Security Domain 3.0: Infrastructure Security Domain 4.0: Basics of Cryptography Domain 5.0: Operational and Organizational Security.
Prerequisites: CTS 1131 and CTS 1133.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour.