This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge needed to detect
malicious programs and choose appropriate risk mitigation techniques to protect
the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of mission critical data. The student will
learn how to install, configure, and utilize open source resources to detect attacks
and protect operating systems against malicious code including viruses, worms, and
Trojans. The student will also learn how to use authentication, authorization, and
accounting to monitor and audit access to network resources. The course will also
prepare the student for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Prerequisite: CST* 231.