CPR E 431: Basics of Information System Security
(3-0) Cr. 3. S.
Prereq: Credit or concurrent 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, SSL/TLS, and related protocols. Ethics and legal issues in information security. Wireless security. Programming and system configuration assignments. This course can not be used towards any requirements for the Cyber Security Degree or Minor. Only one of CPR E/CYB E 331 and CPR E 431 may count towards graduation.