CIS 108
Personal Computer Security Basics

Course Description

Beginner's computer security course for small office or home users. Learn to stop hackers, worms, viruses, spyware, web bugs and identity theft. Learn vulnerabilities found in web browsers, e-mail and operating systems. Protect against online purchase dangers, install firewalls, manage cookies, restrict ports, analyze log files, evaluate wireless networks and examine encryption.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00454 CIS 108 64Z ······· TBA-TBA Mark Sherby ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.

Footnote Information

CIS -108-64Z: FULLY Online Course. Students must have access to a computer, the Web, and an individual email address. Exclusively using a tablet or phone may prevent you from successfully completing a course. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page:

Course Details

4.5 Units
Four hours lecture, one and one-half hours laboratory (66 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 200 and READ 200 (or LART 200), or ESL 261, 262 and 263.
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