CYB211 Operating System Fundamentals

Course Description

An introduction to the basic architecture and functions of an operating system. Computer hardware and software integration will be explored. Basic design and functionality of the Windows and Linux operating systems will be explored. In addition, core aspects of securing operating systems are covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the architecture of an operating system and its relationship to computer hardware.
  • Contrast the Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Describe the core requirements for securing an operating system.