CIS 108
Personal Computer Security Basics


Course Description

A beginner's computer security course for small office or home users. Learn to stop hackers, worms, viruses, spyware, web bugs, identity theft, and other cyber threats. Learn vulnerabilities found in web browsers, e-mail, and operating systems. Protect against online purchase dangers, install firewalls, manage cookies, restrict ports, evaluate wireless networks and examine encryption. The course includes numerous hands-on exercises to demonstrate security concepts.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
11300 CIS 108 61Z ······· TBA-TBA Mark Sherby ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-06-28 to 2021-08-08.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

C1S -108-61Z: This is an online lecture, laboratory class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .


Course Details

Units
4.5 Units
Hours
Four hours lecture, one and one-half hours laboratory (66 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT 200 and READ 200, or ESL 261, 262 and 263; CIS 4.
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