LAN153AC (IT Security Essentials: Messaging, Web Components, Access, Authentication, and Cryptography)

This course introduces the basic principles of network security. Topics include email and IM, web components, authentication and remote access, access control, privilege management, cryptography, and public key infrastructure. Note: This is the third 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)
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:

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