COMPUTING

IT 2700: Information Security

Fall 2022 Schedule

This class meets TTh 9am-10:15am in Smith 107

The readings will come from the course textbook, CompTIA Security+, Get Certified Get Ahead SYO-601 Study Guide by Darril Gibson, ISBN 979-8748708180. Some supplemental online resources may be used. Many instructional videos will come from https://www.professormesser.com. Additional supplemental online resources may be used. Check with Canvas for other assignments.

This schedule is subject to change.

Week of Readings Quiz/Exam, Holidays
Aug 21 01 - Mastering Security Basics Quiz (Syllabus)
Aug 28 10 - Understanding Cryptography and PKI Quiz (Ch 1)
Sep 04 10 - Understanding Cryptography and PKI Quiz (Ch 10)
Sep 11 Review EXAM 1 (Ch 1,10)
Sep 18 02 - Understanding Identity and Access Management
Sep 25 03 - Exploring Network Technologies and Tools Quiz (Ch 2)
Oct 02 04 - Securing Your Network, Review Quiz (Ch 3, 4)
Oct 09 EXAM 2 (Ch 3,4,5)
Oct 16 05 - Securing Hosts and Data
Oct 23 06 - Comparing Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Common Attacks Quiz (Ch 5)
Oct 30 07 - Protecting Against Advanced Attacks Quiz (Ch 6)
Nov 06 Review Exam 3 (Ch 5,6,7), Quiz (Ch 7)
Nov 13 08 - Using Risk Management Tools, 09 - Implementing Controls to Protect Assets
Nov 20 11 - Implementing Policies to Mitigate Risks Quiz (Ch 9)
Nov 27 Review EXAM 4 (Ch 8,9,11), Quiz (Ch 11)
Dec 04 Comprehensive Review, Take CompTIA Security+ Exam CompTIA Security+ Exam
Dec 11 Finals Monday December 12th @ 9am CompTIA Exam must be passed before Finals!

Last Updated 05/16/2022