CNIT 122 Firewalls (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Fundamentals, techniques, and procedures to design an effective secure Internet connection using software or hardware firewalls. Discussion of types of firewalls, packet filtering, proxy servers, Intrusion Detection Systems, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Intro. to computer security hardware and software.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Assess network security vulnerabilities when connected to the Internet.
- Outcome 2: Apply and configure common solutions and strategies, including packet filters, NAT (Network Address Translation), and Proxy servers.
- Outcome 3: Analyze and evaluate the features of firewalls.
- Outcome 4: Design and implement various solutions for different business models for strength of security, speed, cost, and complexity.