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Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 435 - Computer Security


4 credit(s)
Introduces the fundamental issues and principles of computer and information security. The course will cover security policies, models and mechanisms related to confidentiality, integrity, authentication, identification, and availability issues related to information and information systems. Other topics include common attacking techniques such as virus, trojan, worms and memory exploits; the formalisms of information security such as the access control and information flow theory; the basic cryptography, RSA, cryptographic hash function, and password system; and legal and ethical issues in computer security. Students will learn how to design secure systems and write secure code.
Offered: Offered alternate years.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 240  and CS 300 , each with a minimum grade of C.



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