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ISSC342 - Operating Systems: Hardening and Security

 

This course is a study of the principles and concepts of Network Security from the perspective of the Operating System (OS). It places emphasis on discovering the vulnerabilities of the standard Operating Systems (OS) to attacks and focuses on the methodologies and measures necessary to take a proactive and preventive stance to address security vulnerabilities. Students will examine the principles, practices, and policies related to hardening and securing Operating Systems so they are impervious to security threats. It focuses on the vulnerabilities and the related countermeasures of various Windows components (Domain structures, domain trusts, security account manager, policies, profiles, file system, IP services (DHCP, DNS, IIS, TCP/IP printing, RPC, RIP for Internet protocol, SNMP), DCOM, Registry, Active Directory, Encrypting File System (EFS), IPSec, and public key certificate services). This course also discusses vulnerabilities and countermeasures related to UNIX (file This course is a study of the principles and concepts of Network Security from various aspects including but not limited to hardware, software, operation systems, and other critical elements relating to the CIA Triad. There is an emphasis on standard Operating System (OS) functions and discovering associated vulnerabilities. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an understating of methodologies and measures necessary to take a proactive and preventive stance to address security vulnerabilities. Students will examine the principles, practices, and policies related to hardening and securing Operating Systems so they are impervious to security threats. It focuses on the vulnerabilities and the related countermeasures of various Windows components (Domain structures, domain trusts, security account manager, policies, profiles, file system, IP services (DHCP, DNS, IIS, TCP/IP printing, RPC, RIP for Internet protocol, SNMP), DCOM, Registry, Active Directory, Encrypting File System (EFS), IPSec, and public key certificate services).

 

Prerequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Security Strategies In Windows Platforms And Applications, 2nd ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781284031652
Publication Info: Jones & Bartlett
Author: Solomon
Unit Cost: $75.79
Electronic ISBN: 9781284047448
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00

Book Title: Requires CITRIX CLIENT SOFTWARE INSTALLATION FOR ONLINE VIRTUAL LABS accessibility - instructions provided inside the classroom.
ISBN: N/A
Publication Info: N/A
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: ISSC342 virtual lab manual provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781284064155
Publication Info: Jones & Bartlett
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $55.00