IT Security

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IT Security is an information technology topic that includes network security, operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, host security, access control, and cryptography.

This course comprises 6 sections and 33 lessons covering IT security. Each lesson includes a combination of Wikipedia readings, YouTube videos, and hands-on learning activities. The course also assists learners in preparing for CompTIA Security+ Certification.

This entire Wikiversity course can be downloaded in book form by selecting Download Learning Guide in the sidebar. The corresponding Wikipedia reading collection can be downloaded in book form by selecting Download Reading Guide.


This is a fourth-semester, college-level course. Learners should already be familiar with introductory computer concepts, computer support concepts, and computer networking concepts.


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  • CompTIA: Security+ Certification Exam Objectives - Exam SY0-401
  • Ciampa, Mark (2015). CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, 5th Edition. Cengage. ISBN 9781305093911
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