Computer Security

Course Number: 
CIS 4040
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Computer (CIS)
Credits 
3.00

This course focuses on security issues associated with computers and computer networks. Topics include cryptography (symmetric and public key cryptography, digital signatures, secure hashes, random number generation, and message authentication codes); network security (secure protocols [SSL/TLS, IPsec], network attack methods, network authentication protocols [Kerberos], and firewalls); and host security (building secure software, auditing, and intrusion detection).

3 hours of lecture per week

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