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2016-2017 Academic Catalogue 
2016-2017 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS 423 - Computer and Network 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. Prerequisite(s): CIS 321  with a minimum grade of C.