COMPSCI 597N Introduction to Computer and Network Security

This course provides an introduction to the principles and practice of computer and network security with a focus on both fundamentals and practical information. The three key topics of this course are cryptography, privacy, and network security. Subtopics include ciphers, key exchange, security services (integrity, availability, confidentiality, etc.), network and web based security attacks, anonymous communications, vulnerabilities, and countermeasures. Students will complete several lab assignments. Grades will be determined by class participation, lab work, homework, quizzes, and exams. Prerequisites include COMPSCI 377 and a familiarity with Unix. 3 credits.

Location: Online

 

Credits: 
3
Date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Sunday, May 5, 2019
Class meets on: 
Online
Instructor: 
Amir Houmansadr
CompSci
Graduate
January, 2019