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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IST 160 - Introduction to Security Fundamentals

Prerequisite: CYB 101  or  , 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. Students will take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam as the final exam. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

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