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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CPT 282 - Information Systems Security

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is the study of the protection of information and equipment in computer systems. Topics include all aspects of system protection, including physical security, hardware, software and communications security. Addresses technical, legal and ethical issues.

Prerequisite(s): Take CPT 101  and IST 166  with a minimum grade of “C’.
Course Topics:
  • The challenges of securing information.
  • Information security and basic cryptography.
  • Ways to protect information
  • Various security threats

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
Grading System:
A grade of C is required for all course work.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define security threats.
  2. Give examples of challenges encountered when securing information.
  3. Examine ways to protect information.
  4. Explain types of network vulnerabilities.
  5. List types of organizational security policies.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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