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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 170 - Cyber Security Awareness for Everybody: How to protect yourself in Cyber Space

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-E
Exploring practical computer security in everyday life for non-majors. Covering security principles, technologies/tools used to secure cyber space and keep us ‘digitally’ secure, including: Malwares, E-mail, Firewalls, Data security & Cryptography, Web/Wireless security, Password management, Authentication, Privacy/Anonymity, and US Constitution.

Credit Restrictions: Not for Computer Science major or minor credit.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-E -Lifelong Learning and Self-Development
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Critically evaluate scopes and vulnerabilities of Cyber Space;
  2. Determine the security principles and technologies and tools that are used in cyber space for security;
  3. Employ current security tools that are available in cyber space to protect oneself;
  4. Understand privacy rights and regulations.

E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development Learning Outcomes
  1. develop intellectual, practical, and/or physical skills and abilities that will serve them throughout their lives;
  2. apply their learning to other pursuits within and outside of the classroom; and
  3. demonstrate the capacity to make informed and ethical decisions.

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