CYMS6210-B Defending and Securing Network (Spring 2024)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit for more information.
Session, Dates: 4 (03/09/2024 - 05/03/2024)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: No Seats 0 Waiting
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers important knowledge and skills needed for analyzing network traffic and security threats and for defending and securing computer networks. The course topics include review of network security fundamentals, network traffic and signature analysis, securing network devices, wireless network security, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), honeypots, firewalls, and network security policy and management. 3 Credits

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Ping Wang, Ph.D.
University Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems

NCAE-CDE Program Coordinator
Computer and Information Systems
412-397-6456 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 221