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CIS 2640 Network Security

Intermediate computing and network security fundamentals. Topics include network vulnerabilities and attacks, network defenses, wireless network security, access control, network assessment and auditing, cryptography and organizational security. Preparation will also be given for the ComptTIA Security + exam.

Prerequisites: CIS 1107 and CIS 1130 or CIS 1411

Course Outcomes
  • Assess network vulnerabilities and attacks, identify hardware and software defenses needed to protect the infrastructure in both wired and wireless installations, and the strategies used to protect a network infrastructure.
  • Use cryptography including the proper use of algorithms, digital certificates, public key cryptographic standards, key management, and cryptographic transport protocols to create secure networks.
  • Control access to and mitigate vulnerabilities in wired and wireless networks.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Quigley
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $42.50
Open Seats: 17
Section: 501
Open Seats: 17
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $42.50
Open Seats: 19
Section: 502
Open Seats: 19
Section: 502
Face to Face
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 113
Faculty: Libassi
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from 3:30PM to 4:45PM
Section: C01
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from
3:30PM to 4:45PM
Section: C01
Flexpace
FlexPace
Location to be announced
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register or call 937-512-2990
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 12
Section: 801
Open Seats: 12
Section: 801
Flexpace
FlexPace
Location to be announced
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register or call 937-512-2990
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Flexpace
FlexPace
Location to be announced
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register or call 937-512-2990
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Flexpace
FlexPace
Location to be announced
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register or call 937-512-2990
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 804
Open Seats: 15
Section: 804
Flexpace
FlexPace
Location to be announced
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register or call 937-512-2990
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 805
Open Seats: 15
Section: 805
Flexpace
FlexPace
Location to be announced
Faculty: Akpan
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register or call 937-512-2990
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 806
Open Seats: 15
Section: 806