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NET199-E Computer Systems Self Directed 1 Each self directed project must be arranged in advance through a supervising faculty member, the division Dean, and the Chief Academic Officer. NET303-A Windows Workstation Operating Systems 3 This course prepares the student for supporting and using Windows Operating System Platform in a business setting. Topics of this course include installation, administration of resources, troubleshooting, networking, optimization and security. NET305-A Introduction to Network Operating System 3 This course is designed to give students of varying experience a practical working knowledge of baseline IT skills and technologies, We will cover each of the major operating systems, including DOS, Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP and UNIX/Linux. Topics include: installation, administration of resources, troubleshooting, networking, optimization and security. NET317-E Windows Servers & Workstations 4 You will plan and implement a network environment utilizing Windows 2000/3/etc NT. You will assume the role of network administrator and apply the concepts of networking with Windows 2000/3/etc family NT server. Topics include network design and protocols, server hardware, server installation, server configuration, configuring server storage, backup and performance options, server clients, Active Directory, managing the server through accounts and groups; managing server folders, permissions, and software installation; printer management, Internet and Intranet services; Server and Network monitoring; and performance tuning. Prerequisites: NET102-E, CSC201-E NET445-E Linux Operating System 4 This is an introductory, hands-on course that provides you with the background, knowledge and skills necessary to use the Linux/Unix operating systems. You will learn a variety of topics including basic GUI operations and Linux commands for editing and manipulating files, managing programs, managing processes and interacting with the BASH shell. It is intended for people with some computer experience but little or no experience with a Linux/UNIX system. Prerequisites: CIS142-E, NET102-E NET601-C Lan & Wan Network Fundamentals 3 In this course you will gain a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of computer networking. Through a combination of step-by-step, hands-on experience and assigned studies, you will learn about the operation of Ethernet, network media, physical topology, network design, troubleshooting, and hardware devices including: hubs, switches, routers, and physical topology. You will also gain knowledge about TCP/IP protocols, routing protocols, network operating systems and protocols such as FTP, Telnet, email, and client/server applications. NET602-E Desktop Operating Systems 3 In this course you will examine hardware, software, GUI interfaces, file systems and other features of the most prominent desktop operating systems in parallel by completing a myriad of hands-on activities that reinforce the similarities between the operating systems for each task. During your learning you will gain experience with Microsoft, Sun and VMWare virtualization. NET603-E Wireless & Mobile Implementati 3 This course provides you with the necessary knowledge and hands-on skills needed to work with wireless technology in a network administration environment. You will learn fundamental wireless LAN topics such as planning, designing, installing, securing, and configuring wireless LANs. You will also develop a practical understanding common wireless LAN uses including maintenance, and business applications. The course is intended to prepare you for real-world wireless networking. NET605-E Network Server Admin & Securit 3 In this course you will encounter a wealth of hands-on activities that will help you develop the skills necessary to manage a network server. Your learning will include server deployment and maintenance, advanced file services, remote access, network access protection, group and user policy, directory services, DNS, and DHCP. NET606-E Security Analysis and Network Threat Tes 3 In this course you will experience a broad base of topics in advanced penetration testing and information security analysis. You will perform the intensive assessments required to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of the organization's infrastructure. Topics in this course include: the need for security analysis; TCP/IP packet analysis; advanced sniffing techniques; vulnerability analysis with Nessus; designing a DMZ; Snort analysis; log analysis; denial of service, password cracking, application, and database penetration testing; virus and trojan detection; log management penetration testing; file integrity checking; data leakage penetration testing. NET608-E Penetration Testing Methodologies 3 In this course you will experience a broad base of topics in advanced penetration testing and information security analysis. You will perform the intensive assessments required to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of the organization’s infrastructure. Topics in this course include: penetration testing methodologies; customers and legal agreements; duties of an licensed penetration tester; penetration testing planning and scheduling; pre-penetration testing checklist; information gathering and social engineering penetration testing; vulnerability analysis; external penetration testing; internal network penetration testing; deliverables and conclusion, report documentation writing and report analysis; post testing actions; advanced exploits and tools. NET612-A Fundamentals of Network Security 3 This course provides the student with an overview of Information Technology (IT) Security and introduces the components necessary to secure network information systems. Topics include security policies, intrusion detection systems (IDS), firewalls, operating system security and network security basics. Students will also be introduced to current hacker techniques and log auditing processes. Current computer security issues will also be explored as class projects. Prerequisite: NET142-E Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 146 Computer Networking


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