LAN153AB (IT Security Essentials: Physical security, Forensics, Legal & Privacy Issues, Secure Software Development)

This course continues the basic principles of network security. Topics include physical security, forensics, legal issues, privacy, cyber attacks, baselines, and secure software development. Note: This is the second of three related courses (LAN153AA IT Security Essentials: Roles, Risk & Change Management, and Organization Policies, LAN153AB IT Security Essentials: Physical security, Forensics, Legal & Privacy Issues, Secure Software Development, and LAN153AC IT Security Essentials: Messaging, Web Components, Access, Authentication, and Cryptography). This set of courses 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:
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 of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

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