CS449-01Q Introduction to Computer Security (with Gabriel Ghinita)

CS449-01Q Introduction to Computer Security (with Gabriel Ghinita)

The course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of computer security, and will cover both general theoretical aspects as well as applied methods of computer security. The course will address the general concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability of digital information, and will focus on aspects such as: risks and vulnerabilities; models and policies for access control; program security - buffer overflow attacks, malware, viruses; browser security; authentication and authorization; encryption; and an overview of applied data, operating system and network security (with emphasis on Internet security). The course will also address the aspect of privacy, which is tightly related to security and is becoming increasingly important in today's digital society.

Prerequisite(s): CS 310 and CS 341. Department Permission Required.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Remote

Day(s) and Time(s):

May 26-Jul 23
MTuTh: 5:30-7p

Availability:

Course cancelled.
Class Number:3122_Smr2020
Your Price*: $1,050.00

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Remote: Courses that are typically taught face-to-face will be delivered remotely this summer. As opposed to an online course, which requires no live sessions and allows a student to study anytime, a remote course is either: (1) a course with live class sessions delivered via web conferencing, or (2) a course with pre-recorded lectures that a student can watch anytime, typically paired with live discussions sessions. For more detail on the remote format of a specific course, contact the instructor.

Important Dates
Session 1 classes start: May 26, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 100% refund: May 28, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 50% refund: June 2, 2020
For other important dates: https://www.umb.edu/summer/academic_calendar