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CIS 2630 Securing a Windows Network Environment

Successfully plan, build and secure systems for a Microsoft Windows Server environment. The primary purpose of this is course is to provide hands on experience using real enterprise class server hardware and software. Also includes sections on introductory forensics and securing servers with penetration testing.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: CIS 2510 


  • Secure client computers with file system permissions, Group Policy, and other baseline security measures.
  • Configure IPSec and SSL to help protect communication channels for both private and public servers.
  • Implement security measures for RAS, VPNs, and wireless networks.
  • Protect various network servers from unauthorized access.
  • Manage user and network authentication, certificates, and public key encryption.
  • Maintain software integrity with service packs, security updates, and hot fixes.
  • Monitor events, detect network intrusions, and implement prevention and recovery measures.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3