[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COM 212 - System Administration

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): COM 140
This course provides a broad and detailed coverage of system administration from the basics of installing and configuring operating systems to managing and maintaining them by applying best practices in security. Many of the security aspects of successful system administration are covered including developing security policies, adopting access controls, managing user accounts, configuring password policies, using authentication methods, performing periodic updates, installing patches, securing file systems, following backup strategies, setting up secure network configuration, and maintaining security components such as IDPS and Firewalls.