Security issues in computing, communications, and electronic commerce. Goals and vulnerabilities; legal and ethical issues; basic cryptology; private and authenticated communication; electronic commerce; software security; viruses and other malicious code; operating system protection; trusted systems design; network security; firewalls; policy, administration and procedures; auditing; physical security; disaster recovery; reliability; content protection; privacy.
Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list
There will be periodic assignments. Some assignments will involve programming, some will involve design of security procedures and protocols, and some will involve critiquing designs and protocols.
Mid Term Exam - 15%
Final Exam - 15%
Programming Assignments - 25%
Problem set(s) - 35%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
COS 217 and COS 226..
This course is offered every other year.
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