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IS 131 Computer and Security Fundamentals
Credit hours: 3


Course Level: Undergraduate

Institution:Eastern New Mexico University – Ruidoso

Pre-requisites: None

Course Description: A comprehensive overview of computer and network security concepts that include: remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, wireless data, common network attacks, cryptography, operational/organizational security, disaster recovery, business continuity, and Cyber Ethics. This course delivers a comprehensive overview of network security, including general security concepts. Communication security is studied, including remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. Common network attacks are introduced. Cryptography basics are incorporated, and operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Computer forensics is introduced. This course offers a comprehensive guide for anyone wishing to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam.

Course Syllabus:NA

Instructor Vitae:NA


Method of Instruction: Online and virtual labs.

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Joel Hutchins

Email: Joel.Hutchins@enmu.edu


Terms offered:


Other Considerations: CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals , 6th Edition,Mark Ciampa. InfoSec Labs: Order at your bookstore: Course Title is: CyberWatch: Information Security Fundamentals and the Course Code is OVESIAOLVZ, Cost $80. The bookstore orders access codes from Infosec and your students purchase the codes from the bookstore. 1. Tell the bookstore what Course Title and Course Code you would like. 2. The bookstore goes to www.infoseclearning.com and clicks the “Bookstore” link at the top of the page. 3. They agree to the terms, select the access code they want, tell us the quantity, and hit “Submit”. 4. Infosec receives the order and emails the codes over to the bookstore in a spreadsheet, that’s it! As always, you can email us with any questions at help@infoseclearning.com or call us at 844-728-LABS (5227).


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: IS131
Instructor:Joel Hutchins

Class Start Date:Jan-15-18
Class End Date:May-11-18
Seats:17 / 20
Seats return deadline:Jan-15-2018

FALL 2017

Section: IS131
Instructor:Joel Hutchins

Class Start Date:Aug-22-17
Class End Date:Dec-15-17
Seats:25 / 20
Seats return deadline:Aug-29-2017

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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