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Introduction to Computer Security

Course #: CS 449

Description:
The course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of computer security, and will cover both general theoretical aspects as well as applied methods of computer security. The course will address the general concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability of digital information, and will focus on aspects such as: risks and vulnerabilities; models and policies for access control; program security - buffer overflow attacks, malware, viruses; browser security; authentication and authorization; encryption; and an overview of applied data, operating system and network security (with emphasis on Internet security). The course will also address the aspect of privacy, which is tightly related to security and is becoming increasingly important in today's digital society.

Pre Requisites: Pre req: CS 310 and CS 341

Offered in:

2023 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 13304 MW
4:00 - 5:15 pm
Wan,Yinxin Wheatley W01-0005
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Capacity: 40
Enrolled: 26
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre req: CS 310 and CS 341
Course Attributes:

2024 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4598 MW
4:00 - 5:15 pm
Wan,Yinxin Wheatley W01-0006
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Capacity: 40
Enrolled: 21
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre req: CS 310 and CS 341
Course Attributes:

2024 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9134 MW
5:30 - 6:45 pm
Wan,Yinxin McCormack M01-0209
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2024 - 05/08/2024
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 18
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre req: CS 310 and CS 341
Course Attributes: