LAN103 (Security Awareness)

This course is intended to provide a basic survey of IT security. The principles of confidentiality, integrity and availability are introduced. The course walks users through aspects of Information Security and presents the value of securing data. This course will introduce the student to the steps taken to secure data and information and the liability of individuals and organizations related to data confidentiality and integrity. Course topics include securing personal information, identifying incidents, and computer ethics. The course will also present best practices in computer security, Internet usage, and password management.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Moraine Valley Community College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Security Awareness, Security, Information Assurance, Information Security, Security Best Practices, Computer Security, Internet Security, Security Management, Physical Security, Security Program

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Assurance Organization:
SkillsCommons Editorial Board
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

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