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Computer Information Security (ATC)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Demonstrate the ability to understand and describe fundamentals of security concepts, standards, policies, procedures, Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and Digital Certificate.

Program Learning Outcome #2
Demonstrate skills to plan, develop, implement, maintain, manage, and troubleshoot security policies and procedures, assess security risks and common types of security attacks and vulnerabilities of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol suite utilizing different security technologies and tools within the entire network including Wireless, routers and switches security.

Program Learning Outcome #3
Examine and use different security tools to implement network encryption, authentication and Digital Certificate, IPSec, Firewalls, VPNs and security management tools.

Program Learning Outcome #4
Demonstrate the ability to implement and configure IDS and PKI to deter attacks and intrusion attempts in order to secure the network as well as the ability to respond to network break-ins and to assess the damage from the attacks utilizing the most current information on vulnerabilities and other security topics.