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CNA 485. Contemporary Networking Topics

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Contemporary topics in the microcomputer area not covered in other microcomputer courses.
Prerequisites: CNA 426
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CNA 525. Data Communications

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Communication characteristics and protocols, software packages, set up, theory, and use of local area networks. Detailed coverage and application of the physical and data-link layers of the TCP/IP model.
Prerequisites: CNA 397
Corequisites: CNA 426/526
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 526. Computer Networks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Network through application layers of the OSI model.
Prerequisites: CNA 397
Corequisites: CNA 425/525
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CNA 530. Firewall and Penetration Testing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Network access control. Firewall planning, installation, configuration, management, and performance. Network intrusion detection and prevention.
Prerequisites: CNA 426
Semester Offered: Spring


CNA 531. Offensive and Defensive Security Principles and Techniques

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Description: Analysis of vulnerabilities in OSI layer. Architecture and taxonomy of Intrusion Prevention Systems. Anomaly-based and signature-based systems. Virtual honeypots. Techniques and ethics of offensive security.
Prerequisites: CNA 426 or ECE 423 or CSCI 413 (or undergraduate or graduate equivalent) or both SE 221 and CSCI 201 or equivalent
Semester Offered: Spring


CNA 532. OSI Layers Security

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Security models and protocols for each OSI layer. Network and Web security implementation, monitoring, intrusion, recovery, and countermeasures.
Prerequisites: CNA 426 or consent of instructor
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 533. Security Fundamentals and Laws

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Description: Security design principles. Security risk assessment and management. Applied symmetric and asymmetric cryptography. Cyber security laws.
Prerequisites: MATH 271 or equivalent and one of the following: CNA 426 or ECE 423 or CSCI 413 or undergraduate or graduate equivalent
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 535. Offensive and Defensive Security Principles and Techniques Lab

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Description: Hands-on experiments on vulnerability testing, packet crafting, attack target identification, payload generation, and virtualization.
Prerequisites: CNA 426 or ECE 423 or CSCI 413 or undergraduate or graduate equivalent
Corequisites: CNA 531
Semester Offered: Spring


CNA 536. World Wide Web Authoring and Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Authoring and implementing web documents. Setting up and administering web servers.
Prerequisites: CNA 426-526
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 537. Computer Network Security

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Developing an effective network security strategy. Analyzing holes in protocols, designing firewalls, authentication and combatting the Hacker Tools.
Prerequisites: CNA 426-526
Semester Offered: Spring


CNA 538. Applied Cryptography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Cryptography in secure communications. Secret and Public Key methods. Management of this technology and its relationship to system security policy. Legal and social implications.
Prerequisites: CNA 426, MATH 221, MATH 271
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 550. Data Network Performance Analysis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Quantitative evaluation and data networks; pinpointing bottlenecks and corrective strategies.
Prerequisites: CNA 426-526, STAT 229, STAT 417
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 551. Data Network Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Students will develop their own document specifying a hypothetical data network through the use of simulation and case studies.
Prerequisites: CNA 426, STAT 239
Semester Offered: Spring


CNA 565. Wireless Networks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design principles and practices, network architectures and protocols, configuration and performance analysis. Future trends.
Prerequisites: CNA 426
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 573. Operational Software Safeguards

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Implementation of network security policy. Evaluation of hacker tools. Preventative measures. Monitoring attacks and analyzing logs.
Prerequisites: BCIS 472
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CNA 574. Advanced Network Programming

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced network programming or system programming on microcomputers.
Prerequisites: CNA 397, CSCI 201
Semester Offered: Spring


CNA 575. Cloud Networking

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Fundamentals of cloud computing. Virtualization of data centers. Cloud platform architecture. Service-oriented architectures. Applying client/server and peer-to-peer computing in clouds. Cloud programming. Cloud security. Current software platform.
Prerequisites: CNA 426, or permission of instructor, MCS 474
Corequisites: CNA 474.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CNA 585. Contemporary Networking Topics

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Contemporary topics in the microcomputer area not covered in other microcomputer courses.
Prerequisites: CNA 425, CNA 426
Semester Offered: Fall


CNA 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CNA 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CNA 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CNA 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CNA 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CNA 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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