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CSC 288 - Network Security


Semester Hours: 3
Once a Year
This course addresses networking from a security perspective. Topics include: overview of Internet protocols and architecture; the security perspective; goals of security such as confidentiality, integrity,  and availability; attacks such as Denial of Service (DOS), viruses, worms, and Trojan horses; blended threats; detection and prevention; attack signatures; covert channels; firewalls, intrusion detection, and anti-virus techniques; use of cryptography techniques for authentication and communication; standard security protocols such as the Secure IP Protocol (IPsec), Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI); threats such as internal vs. external, structured vs. unstructured, hostile vs. non-hostile.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Course open to graduate students in computer science; others need permission of the instructor. May not be taken on a Pass/Fail basis.





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