CMPU 395 - Special Topics
Semester Offered: Spring
In-depth treatment of specialized topics in Computer Science.
Topic for 2015/16b: Network Security. This course offers an introduction to the fundamental issues of network security. We study cryptography, firewalls, network authentication, intrusion detection and prevention, wireless security, web security, and management of network security including security assessment, contingency planning, and network incident response. Students gain hands-on experience with software software tools used by security professionals and hackers, and learn to interpret packet contents to detect intrusions and data theft.
Prerequisite: CMPU 203 and CMPU 224 .
Two 75-minute periods.
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