Sep 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

CIS 303 - Computer & Information Security


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course presents a broad overview of the field of computer security. It covers the basic concepts in computer security including software vulnerability analysis and defense, networking and wireless security, applied cryptography, authentication, access control, as well as ethical, legal, social and economic facets of security. The course also explores tools for ethical hacking and intrusion prevention and detection. Students will work in teams to establish closed networks and investigate network attack and defense techniques. Note: Course is equated to CIS-423 and cannot be taken for additional credit. Prerequisite(s): CIS 301  and CIS 301L  with a minimum grade of C