Introduction to Computer Security (CSTP 2106)
Students learn about security policies, the principles of cryptography, the basics of authentication, data protection concepts, how access control systems work, and software security. In general, learners will become familiar with the principles, practices, and analysis of developing secure software systems. Additionally, students will learn to recognize several areas of security attacks, intrusions, examine current security measures and evaluate techniques to enhance existing measures.
The topics to be covered in detail are: Cryptographic Protocols, authentication and access, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and available security technologies.
PrerequisitesCSTP 1104, CSTP 1202.
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