4 credit/unit hours – Four hours of lecture weekly; one term

This course introduces the student to the design, installation, and secure administration of popular server services, such as web and mail. Students will also demonstrate how to secure these services to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to design, install, and securely administer the following services:

  • Domain Name System;
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/HTTPS);
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP/SFTP/FTPS);
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Sendmail;
  • Exchange;
  • Database services (e.g., MySQL); and
  • Demonstrate appropriate and ethical behavior and good work habits

Main Topics

1.0 Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/HTTPS)
2.0 File Transfer Protocol (FTP/SFTP/FTPS)
3.0 Secure Shell (SSH)
4.0 Mail Services
5.0 Database Services