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TitleComputer & Network Security (Security +)
Course NumberCTS 1120
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

DescriptionPrerequisites: *CTS1650 or instructor permission. This course introduces students to the terminology and concepts associated with network and systems security. Topics addressed include operating system security viruses, worms and malicious software; authentication, encryption and account-based security; wireless security; web, remote access /VPN; perimeter defenses; and security management. This course prepares students to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam.
InstructorSamuel Peebles
Instructor Emailspeebles@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 x 3875 (Dept Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
American Disability Statement:
Any student who feels she or he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 850-872-3834 or in the Student Union East room 59. The Office of Disability Support Services will coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.