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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 course is to provide experience using actual enterprise state-of-the-art class servers hardware and software. Our classroom is equipped with many new enterprise servers for a hands-on experience. It 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