IST3110 Information and Network Security 3 credits 5 weeks

The information and network security course is an introduction to the basic tenets of information systems security. A wide range of security topics are discussed including those related to securing the network, securing applications, securing data and securing host computers. In addition, the aspects of compliance and operation security, access control and identity management are examined. Theoretical and practical information about threats and vulnerabilities is presented along with a study of cryptography.

Prerequisite:
IST2000 Computer and Networking Essentials I
IST2010 Computer and Networking Essentials II