Cyber Network and Physical Infrastructures

Course #EC3730

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


Cyber infrastructure systems and technologies of interest to the military. Copper and fiber media networks, telecommunication networks and signaling, the Internet, enterprise networks, network-centric sensing, collection, monitoring, dissemination, and distribution of critical data. Terrestrial wireless networks: cellular networks, local area and long haul data networks (GSM, WiFi, WiMAX, LTE, Link 16 and Link 22). Space based networks: satellite communication networks, wide area large sensor networks. Heterogeneous networks: end-la-end communication, sensing, collection, and distribution across fiber, terrestrial wireless, and satellite networks, protocols, design and performance analysis. Control and overlay networks such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and the National power grid.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 227
  • 288
  • 296


  • EC2700

Learning Outcomes

·       Describe a layered defense approach to computer network security.

·       Compare and contrast different forms of transmission media.

·       Discuss how the Internet is connected and how information is routed across the Internet.

·       List common protocols used to implement the Internet.

·       Describe client-server application protocols such as HTTP, SMTP and FTP.

·       Provide examples of different methods of virtualization.

·       Discuss how virtualization is used to implement cloud-based services.

·       Identify the critical components of an industrial control system.

·       List and discuss various ICS communications protocols and when to use them effectively.

·       Identify cyber defense components used in an enterprise network.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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