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CIT 282 - Mobile Device and Cloud Security

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CIT 182  

This course provides students knowledge and skills involved with managing mobile device security and cloud security. Topics include security vulnerabilities in mobile phones and tablets, mobile device security models, system data analysis tools, security vulnerabilities in cloud computing and safeguards in cloud environments.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Appraise security vulnerabilities in mobile phones and tablets.
  2. Contrast security threats and attacks against mobile devices.
  3. Evaluate different mobile device security models.
  4. Perform mobile device system and data analysis.
  5. Examine solutions to mitigate lost mobile devices.
  6. Appraise security limitations of the virtualization technology.
  7. Examine security vulnerabilities in cloud computing.
  8. Evaluate security policies, agreements and safeguards in cloud environments.
Listed Topics

  1. Mobile device architectures and file systems
  2. Security vulnerabilities, threats and attacks
  3. Mobile device security models
  4. Mobile device system and data analysis tools
  5. Mitigations of lost mobile devices
  6. Security limitations of virtualization
  7. Security vulnerabilities in cloud computing
  8. Security policies, agreements and safeguards in cloud environments
Reference Materials
Textbooks/material, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lecture and demonstration as required by instructor, access to the internet.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 12/14/2020

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