Cyber Defense and Counter Measures

Course Overview

Course Code: CITS-200

Department: Computer Info Tech

Credit Hours: 4.00

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Course will provide a global perspective of the challenges of designing a secure system, touching on all the cyber roles needed to provide a cohesive security solution. Students will learn about current threat trends across the Internet and their impact on organizational security. They will review standard cybersecurity best practices and compliance requirements, examine sample exploits, and gain hands-on experience mitigating controls. In a contained lab environment, students will work with live viruses, including botnets, worms, and Trojans. In addition to technical cybersecurity components, they will learn and explore the non-technical aspects of cybersecurity necessary to mitigate risk and lessen exposure, security policy management, and business continuity planning. This course provides an excellent foundation for those proceeding to CISSP, CEH, CISA, or CISM training. Prerequisite: CITN 113 or same semester enrollment

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2024

Section Name: CITS-200-OL01D

Location: Online

Available Seats: 17

Faculty Name: A. Huffstutler

Min Credits: 4.00


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