Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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CSC 215 - Secure Systems/Ethical Hacking


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course covers the fundamental aspects of system security and emphasizes hands-on project work with counter-approaches against attacks on computer and information systems. Topics include but are not limited to: cryptography and its applications to security protocols; access control; OS memory organization and buffer overflow; Web application security (SQL injection and Cross Site Scripting attacks); viruses and worms; intrusion detection systems; logging and auditing systems; TCP/IP stack and various attacks on the network layer; firewall and router configurations; botnet and honeynet.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Open to graduate students enrolled in programs in the Computer Science  Department with background in operating systems; CSC 256  or permission of instructor. May not be taken on a Pass/Fail basis. Credit for this course or CSC 115, not both.





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