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Course Description

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Computer Networking Technology - CNT 244

Cybersecurity Operations

3 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours
2 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully handle the tasks, duties and responsibilities of an entry-level security analyst working in a Security Operations Center (SOC). Topics covered include operating systems and network infrastructure, network and endpoint attacks, cryptography, monitoring and analysis and incident response.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)


Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the roles that people, processes and technologies play within a Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • Configure Windows and Linux operating system features needed to support cybersecurity analyses.
  • Analyze the operation of network protocols and services.
  • Explain the function and operational aspects of network and security infrastructure.
  • Classify the various types of network attacks.
  • Use network monitoring tools to identify attacks against network protocols and services.
  • Explain the impacts of cryptography on network security monitoring.
  • Explain how to investigate endpoint vulnerabilities and attacks.
  • Analyze network intrusion data, security alerts and digital evidence to verify exploits as part of a cybersecurity investigation.
  • Apply incident response models to manage network security incidents.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 244112848Cybersecurity OpsMC3Baron TS22/22/0Open$178.00R  01:00 PM-04:54 PM HS850

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday