Information Security - CIS115

Computer Information Science: Information Technology Option

Northern Essex Community College

Credits: 4

Subject Area(s): Computer and Information Science, Information Technology

Credential(s): Associate's Degree, Certificates


This course will provide students with the fundamental principles of information security. Students will learn about various types of attacks and malicious code, threats and countermeasures. Topics covered include spyware, viruses, and firewalls; basic cryptographic concepts and methods: encryption, digital signatures and certificates. In addition, security policies, disaster recovery, and home networks will be covered. There will be a variety of hands-on and case project assignments that reinforce the concepts covered in each chapter.

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Information Security Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
O1A - Gabrielson, Anthony100% Online2020-09-092020-12-22
O2A - Holden-Gouveia, Adrianna100% Online2020-09-092020-12-22

Information Security Associated Programs

Program ID Name Subject Area(s) Percent Online
0559Computer Information Science: Information Technology OptionBiology, Computer and Information Science80
0539Web Page Design and Development CertificateComputer and Information Science80
0576Computer Information Science: Networking and Security OptionBiology, Computer and Information Science80
0578Computer Information Science: Computer ScienceBiology80
0544Computer Network CertificateBiology80
0577Technology and BusinessBusiness, Computer and Information Science80

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