Jul 09, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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CIT 486 - Network Security

(4 cr) Students will learn how to protect computer networks from internal and external digital threats by studying security concepts and techniques. Topics include fundamental concepts of cryptography, cryptographic key distribution and management, authentication protocols, digital signatures, security policy, virtual private networks (VPNs) and their implications to security, and protection of Internet and Web-based systems and services. Weekly hands-on laboratories will investigate computer network security techniques. Prerequisites: CIS 423  or CIS 419  or CIT 419  or permission of instructor.



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