This course will include the following topics: Network security, hacker attacks, virus attacks, web security, e-mail security, e-commerce security, systems and operation environment security, database security, algorithms for making data communications secure; encryption and coding techniques and IP security. Issues such as organizational security policy, legal and ethical issues in security, standards and methodologies for security evaluation will also be covered.
- Network security
- hacker attacks
- virus attacks
- web security
- e-mail security
- e-commerce security
- systems and operation environment security
- database security
- algorithms for making data communications secure
- encryption and coding techniques and IP security.
On successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Understand issues regarding networking and network security; Understand the importance of general enterprise-wide security awareness in the day-to-day protection of an enterprise; To gain knowledge of ways that the security of a distributed information system can be protected and ways that it can be attacked; To acquire knowledge of various algorithms used to create secure network systems; To understand the hacker’s domain and be able to protect the system against such attack; To gain understanding of a cyber attack and ways to deal with such attack; To gain understanding on how to establish fundamental information security policies and procedures; To describe the threats and vulnerabilities facing an enterprise - both its physical and technical infrastructure and its intellectual property; To demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental tactical and strategic means of detecting and monitoring anomalous activity.