CYBR201 - Information Security I

Provides a foundation in network security including risk management, knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy. Analyze and protect networks from malicious attacks and breaches of confidentiality. Identify attack and vulnerability types, and manage auditing and logging. This is the first course in a series of two to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Passing a professional IT certification requires many additional hours of study before and after the course lecture.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Configure firewall implementation and configuration to protect the network infrastructure as deployed in the industry
  2. Demonstrate securing the browser and other applications as practiced in the industry
  3. Describe honeypots and honeynets, and how to protect data from Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  4. Describe the fundamental concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability as defined in the CIA triad
  5. Discuss how and which secure network design implementation can protect network infrastructure for a business
  6. Discuss implementation of security applications, securing computer hardware, peripherals and mobile devices in a relevant manner as a professional in the lab/classroom environment
  7. Discuss solutions to known security issues in cloud computing as encountered in the industry
  8. Identify threat factor types and attributes, malicious software types, delivery methods of malware, prevention and troubleshooting malware as practiced in the industry