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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2020-2021 Catalog 
    Aug 04, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IST 160 - Introduction to Security Fundamentals

Prerequisite: CYB 101  or CSC 102  OR consent of TCS Division.
(3 Credits)
This is a first course in the fundamentals of information, computer and network security. The course discusses common security issues, identifies methods of assessing systems to identify critical data and presents tools and techniques for securing computers and networks. Course objectives map to the CompTIA Security+ Exam and include general security concepts, communication security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography and operational/organizational security. May be offered in lecture, hybrid, or online format. Course fee required. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

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