2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COM 260 - Computer and Information Security


This course combines the theoretical and practical aspects of securing a computer system. The goal is the design and analysis of secure systems, which incorporate confidentiality, integrity and availability. Topics include threats, risk management, access controls, cryptography and encryption, secure code (especially operating systems, databases, programs, email), network and Internet security including firewalls and VPNs. The legal, ethical and privacy issues of information security are emphasized.

Prerequisite: COM 200 MAT 203  or departmental approval.
1 semester 3 credits.