3 hours lecture + 1 hour lab, 3 credits
This course introduces main topics of system and network security. The topics will cover general security concepts, data security, social engineering, essential applied cryptography, data communication security, authentication, network security, and introduction to computer forensics. Students will learn important elements of security management practices, security policies, security trends, security models, physical security, web security, wireless security, security laws and ethics. Principles and methodologies used in computer attacks will be explained. Practical hands-on exercises with Linux servers, Windows servers and workstations, services and daemons, and security tools will be emphasized in the course.
- CPS 120 and CPS 215 Minimum Grade C
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