Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


CIT-181 - Principles of Information Security (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: CIT115 or instructor approval
This course provides students necessary background in the technical realities and legal and theoretical principles of computer and information security to help them identify and evaluate computer security crimes and incidents. Topics include information security components and models, legal and ethical issues in information security and privacy, basics of computer networks and data communication, common computer and network system threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities, as well as information security risk and damage analysis and assessment.


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