Intro to Information Security
This is an upper-level course that falls under the systems category. In this course, the students will learn about the basic concepts, principles, and fundamentals of Information Security and learn hands-on approaches to secure computers and networks.
The main topics would include:
- Networking Basics
- Security basics
- Software security
- Operating Systems security
- Data and Information security
- Cryptography applications and protocols
- Authentication approaches
- Network threats and vulnerabilities
- Web security
- Mobile security
- Ethical hacking and legal issues
Counts as an elective in the Systems category of the Computer Science major.
Permission of instructor required.
A student took a course on Computer Organization (CSC250), otherwise familiar with the basic concepts of Operating Systems.
Prior programming experience with Java or C (e.g., taken CSC221: Data Structures).
Taken MAT 140, 150, or 160 and Discrete Mathematics courses.
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Time 0950 - 1105am