This is a two-part assignment. See attached rubric.
Case Assignment (part A – 80 points)
Identify a network in which you are familiar. What topology is used? What, if any, penetration testing is done? What is considered best practice? In this paper, you should compare best practice of testing and topologies to the network you have identified and contrast the two. Your paper should be two pages in length with at least one reference in APA format (and accompanying citation) to back up your opinion. Remember do not just submit opinion – reference academic peer reviewed work.
Executive Program Practical Connection Assignment
Part B – 20 points
At UC, it is a priority that students are provided with strong educational programs and courses that allow them to be servant-leaders in their disciplines and communities, linking research with practice and knowledge with ethical decision-making. This assignment is a written assignment where students will demonstrate how this course research has connected and put into practice within their own career.
Provide a reflection of at least 500 words (or 2 pages double spaced) of how the knowledge, skills, or theories of this course have been applied, or could be applied, in a practical manner to your current work environment. If you are not currently working, share times when you have or could observe these theories and knowledge could be applied to an employment opportunity in your field of study.
Provide a 500 word (or 2 pages double spaced) minimum reflection.
Use of proper APA formatting and citations. If supporting evidence from outside resources is used those must be properly cited.
Share a personal connection that identifies specific knowledge and theories from this course.
Demonstrate a connection to your current work environment. If you are not employed, demonstrate a connection to your desired work environment.
You should NOT, provide an overview of the assignments assigned in the course. The assignment asks that you reflect how the knowledge and skills obtained through meeting course objectives were applied or could be applied in the workplace.