Information Technology Networking

ITN 103 (3 CR)
Administration of Networked Servers

Instruction focuses on the installation, configuration, and management of local area networked servers. Topics covered include support for local area networked devices, system services, and deployment of networked operating systems. This course can include any version of Windows or Linux Server Platforms. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ITN 106 (3 CR)
Microcomputer Operating Systems

Teaches use of operating system utilities and multiple-level directory structures, creation of batch files, and configuration of microcomputer environments.  May include a study of graphical user interfaces.  Cross listed as ETR 164. Lecture 3 hours.  Total 3 hours per week.

ITN 107 (3 CR)
Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting

Includes specially designed instruction to give a student basic knowledge of hardware and software configurations. Includes the installation of various peripheral devices as well as basic system hardware components. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITN 208 (4 CR)
Protocols and Communications

Centers on providing an understanding of the TCP/IP suite and the details of its implementation.  The details of implementation are treated by discussing IP addressing, the structure of frames and protocol headers that enable communication between two computers.  Discusses IP routing, tunneling, SNMP, and security.  Lecture 4 hours.    Total 4 hours per week.  

ITN 260 (3 CR)
Network Security Basics

Prerequisite: ITN 208 or ETR 225 or instructor permission

Provides instruction in the basics of network security in depth.  Course content includes security objectives, security architecture, security models and security layers.  Course content also includes risk management, network security policy, and security training.  Course content includes the security keys, confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, and audit ability. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

ITN 261 (3 CR)
Network Attacks, Computer Crime and Hacking

Prerequisite: ITN 260 or instructor permission

Encompasses in-depth exploration of various methods for attacking and defending a network. Explores network security concepts from the viewpoint hackers and their attack methodologies. Includes topics about hackers, attacks, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) malicious code, computer crime and industrial espionage. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ITN 262 (3 CR)
Network Communication, Security and Authentication

Covers an in-depth exploration of various communication protocols with a concentration on TCP/ IP. Explores communication protocols from the point of view of the hacker in order to highlight protocol weaknesses. Includes Internet architecture, routing, addressing, topology, fragmentation and protocol analysis, and the use of various utilities to explore TCP/IP. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITN 263 (3 CR)
Internet/Intranet Firewalls and E-Commerce Security

Prerequisite: ITN 260 or instructor permission

Gives an in-depth exploration of firewall, Web security, and e-commerce security. Explores firewall concepts, types, topology and the firewall's relationship to the TCP/IP protocol. Includes client/server architecture, the Web server, HTML and HTTP in relation to Web Security, and digital certification, D.509, and public key infrastructure (PKI). Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

ITN 276
Computer Forensics I (3 CR)

Prerequisite: ITN 106, ITN 107. Co-requisite: ITN 260

Teaches computer forensic investigation techniques for collecting computer-related evidence
at the physical layer from a variety of digital media (hard drives, compact flash and PDAs) and performing analysis at the file system layer. Credit will be given to ITN 275 or ITN 276 and ITN
277, but not all three courses. Lecture 3 hours per week.