Continuing Education

CCTM180 - Security for Networks

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Course Overview

Computer networks are essential in the business communication, understanding network security is a key element for any network administrator. Every new hardware and software application represents a potential threat to security. This course examines the goals of network security and an introduction to network mitigation techniques to lower the risk of data loss, confidentiality of data and access methods. Topics include:

  • network access
  • triple-a accounting
  • common threats and mitigation techniques
  • backup strategies
  • authentication and access control
  • virtual private networks
  • physical security

    Recommended: CCTM170 Network Fundamentals and CCTM270 Network Implementation or equivalent experience.

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