In this course, students are introduced to security concepts that align with the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). They are instructed to be critical thinkers in their navigation through the network security landscape. Students focus on real-world examples of both perimeter network security and desktop security, which can be used in any environment, simple or complex. Students have the opportunity to work with a range of network security toolboxes in a hands-on software lab environment. Recommended prerequisites: ICT 4800, ICT 4605.