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CIS 264 - Advanced Network Applications/Security

3 Credits
Explores leading-edge technologies employed when networks are used to change the very way companies do business. The course content is updated every quarter. Current information from business, industry, vendors, users and trade associations is featured. Emphasis on network security.

Pre-requisite(s) CIS 263 min 2.0
Fees CF

Designed to Serve Networking Specialist majors wishing to add leading edge technology skills for business; industry professionals with voice/data/video/image or text networking responsibilities.
Active Date 2011-10-19

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
Course content is revised every term by the instructor, who is typically an advanced technologist from the network industry, and will cover the revolutionary advances of microelectronic, fiber optic, wireless and computing technologies. Some areas typically addressed include: I. Pursuit and introduction of new technologies in the infrastructure II. ISO Model III. Industry standards and who makes them IV. Service provider relationships V. The Internet VI. The Physical Layer VII. The WAN - Transmission Systems VIII. Dedicated Circuits IX. SONET X. Wave Division Multiplexing XI. IP XII. Routing XIII. Bridging XIV. Switching XV. Frame Technologies in the LAN and the Campus XVI. Frame Technologies in the WAN XVII. ATM A. ATM in the campus B. ATM in the WAN C. Where ATM fits in today’s infrastructures XVIII. Wireless Technologies A. Wireless LANs B. Mobile data and telephony XIX. Multimedia - The Integrated Environment A. Convergence to IP B. Multimedia over IP networks C. H.323 XX. Internet Telephony A. Video Conferencing B. Video on Demand XXI. Network Management XXII. Data Conferencing -T.120 XXIII. Storage Area Networks XXIV. Directory and Domain Services XXV. Virtual Private Networks XXVI. Network security and access XXVII. Satellite Systems XXVIII. Cable Modems XXIX. DSL XXX. V.90 XXXI. Routing Protocols XXXII. How technologies can help us succeed, how they can fail us XXXIII. How technology drives business XXXIV. The migration path - how networks evolve XXXV. Costs associated with network upgrades A. Hardware B. Services C. Operations XXXVI. Keeping people happy XXXVII. Your relationship with suppliers XXXVIII. Your relationship with your peers

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will be introduced to new technologies and gain a broad understanding of their potential applications as well as pitfalls in their introduction. Students will view the technologies as managers requiring solutions to problems, not as technicians attempting to install or maintain them.

Identify current trends in networking technologies.

Forecast business/commerce directions based on advances in computing technologies.

Employ advanced concepts in network technologies to business development.

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