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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014

Computer Info Sci - Security (CISS)


CISS 300    Introduction to Information Systems Security    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. Topics include cryptography, security protocols, network security applications, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, viruses, and key exchange.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC P.McGuire            SCC MAIN Online          17203 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.McGuire            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


CISS 301    Ethical Hacking    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320 (Operating Systems) with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course explores ways in which security for a stand-alone personal computer (PC) and a network-connected PC can be compromised. It introduces basic security concepts, principles, and "best practices." It also explores ways in which the security of a PC can be checked and evaluated. Principles of ethical hacking are discussed. Internal and external security threats are discussed, including viruses, worms, Trojans, scripts, and other malicious e-mail content. Network vulnerabilities, common exploits, and basic counter measures are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Bennett            SCC MAIN Online          17159 
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Th        07:00PM-08:50PM LAB G.Bennett            SCC MAIN BUS 103           
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Bennett            SCC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.


CISS 310    Network Security Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 340 or CISN 300 or CISN 304 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the fundamental knowledge needed to analyze risks to the system and implement a workable security policy that protects information assets from potential intrusion, damage, or theft. Students will learn which countermeasures to deploy to thwart potential attacks. This course will also prepare students for CompTIA's Security+ Exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online          16991 
Textbook
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN BUS 103           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion. For additional information, please visit the class web site at http://scc.losrios.edu/~andersk.


CISS 350    Disaster Recovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISS 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents methods to identify vulnerabilities and implement appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks for the business enterprise. This course covers but is not limited to an understanding of what disaster recovery is, development of a disaster recovery plan, and development and implementation of Policies and Procedures.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Silveira           SCC MAIN Online          17205 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


CISS 360    Computer Forensics and Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320 and CISS 310 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the methods used to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation beginning with a discussion of ethics, while mapping to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. Topics include, but are not limited to, an overview of computer forensics as a profession; the computer investigation process; understanding operating systems boot processes and disk structures; data acquisition and analysis; technical writing; and a review of familiar computer forensics tools.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online          17545 
Textbook
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN BUS 103           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion. For additional information, please visit the class web site at http://scc.losrios.edu/~andersk.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014

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