(CyberWatch common course equivalent: CW 225) Focuses on understanding the layers of hardware and software control measures required to control the flow of traffic into and out of the network perimeter and provide an optimized perimeter defense. Designed to offer a solid foundation in advanced network security fundamentals to include TCP/IP addressing, routing, packet filtering, and installing proxy servers, firewalls, and virtual private networks (VPNs). This course prepares students to take the Strategic Infrastructure Security Exam (SCO-451) for the security Certified Network Specialist (SCNS) certification. Formerly offered as CIS 1630. Students may not receive credit for both CIS 1630 and INT 1630. 2 lecture/2 lab hours.
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