ITSY 2300 - OPERATING SYSTEM SECURITY

Safeguard computer operating systems by demonstrating server support skills and designing and implementing a security system. Identify security threats and monitor network security implementations. Use best practices to configure operating systems to industry security standards. 32 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify network security risks, security design, and monitoring solutions
  • Identify sources of computer threats, evaluate potential practices, tools, and technologies to protect individual network systems
  • Establish and sustain an operating system security plan utilizing systems and application security tools
  • Implement procedures to secure and monitor audit logs and set system administrator alerts
  • Develop an organizational operating system security plan that provides for periodic reviews of security policies, procedures, authorized users list, and software update patches

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:

  • ITSY 1342 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY