This course develops a managerial level review of technical knowledge and terminology for data, voice, image and video communications and computer networks to effectively communicate with technical, operational and management people in telecommunications. The course will cover Telecommunications and Network Security domain which encompasses topics to include: access control network structure, transmission methods, transport formats and security measures used to maintain the integrity, availability, authentication and confidentiality of the transmitted information over both private and public communication networks. The course will also give an overview of network security and the basics of cryptography. Additional topics include but are not limited to: threat models, authentication and authorization mechanisms and standards, public key infrastructure, electronic mail security, network layer security, transport layer and web security, packet filtering, firewalls, intrusion detection and virtual private networks.
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