CPR E 431: Basics of Information System Security
(3-0) Cr. 3. S.
Prereq: credit or enrollment in CPR E 308 or COM S 352
Introduction to and application of basic mechanisms for protecting information systems from accidental and intentional threats. Basic cryptography use and practice. Computer security issues including authentication, access control, and malicious code. Network security mechanisms such as intrusion detection, firewalls, IPSEC, and related protocols. Ethics and legal issues in information security. Wireless security. Programming and system configuration assignments.