IT 4500: Information Security

The readings will come from the course textbook, CompTIA Security+, Get Certified Get Ahead SYO-501 Study Guide by Darril Gibson, ISBN 978-1-939136-05-3. Some supplemental online resources may be used.

Spring 2018 Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.

Week of Reading
Jan 08 01 - Mastering Security Basics
Jan 15 10 - Understanding Cryptography and PKI Jan 15 - MLK Day
Jan 22 10 - Understanding Cryptography and PKI
Jan 29 02 - Understanding Identity and Access Management
Feb 05 03 - Exploring Network Technologies and Tools Exam 1 (Ch 1,2,10)
Feb 12 04 - Securing Your Network p 181-202
Feb 19 04 - Securing Your Network p 202-224 Feb 19 - President’s Day
Feb 26 05 - Securing Hosts and Data
Mar 05 06 - Comparing Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Common Attacks Exam 2 (Ch 3-5)
Mar 12 *Spring Break - no class *
Mar 19 07 - Protecting Against Advanced Attacks
Mar 26 08 - Using Risk Management Tools
Apr 02 Review Exam 3 (Ch 6-8)
Apr 09 09 - Implementing Controls to Protect Assets
Apr 16 11 - Implementing Policies to Mitigate Risks
Apr 23 Review
Mon Apr 30 FINAL EXAM - 7am (updated 412/18)

Last Updated 04/12/2018