2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CSEC 245B - Device Hardening

Credits: 3
Provides the student access to tools and techniques to control, mitigate potential attacks, and provide confidentiality of personal and corporate data even on end-user owned devices. Covers the skills to track corporate property, and perform security and policy audits on devices owned by either the organization or by an individual without harm to the device.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform basic procedures such as probing, measuring, and data collection to evaluate functionality and to affect modifications.
  2. Evaluate their knowledge of network technologies to design and construct a working network.
  3. Compare and contrast local resource requirements, local control, and network access.
  4. Express the steps necessary for hardening a given OS with respect to various applications.
  5. Demonstrate securely installing a given OS, remove or shut down unnecessary components and services, close unnecessary ports, and ensure that all patches and updates are applied.

Prerequisite: CIT 274B  or CSEC 281B  with a grade of C or better; or Instructor approval

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