LAN153 (IT Security Essentials: Security+)

This course introduces the basic principles of network security. The student will be introduced to computer network vulnerabilities and threats and how to safeguard computer networks from those vulnerabilities and threats. This course will expose the student to network security planning, network security technology, network security organization and the legal and ethical issues associated with network security. This course is designed to prepare the successful student for the CompTIA Security+ certification.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Moraine Valley Community College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Funding Source:
Security Awareness, Information Assurance Awareness, Best Practices, Awareness Training, Security Safeguards, Protecting Sensitive Information, Workplace Security, Security Controls, Computer Security

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
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 of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None

Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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