CPSC 2810: Computer and Information Security

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

An introduction to the policies, mechanisms, and implementations of computer security. Provides an understanding of threats, including script kiddies; covert channels; and malicious logic such as viruses, worms, time bombs, and trap doors. Students will learn how attacks work, how to defend against attacks, and how to design and administer secure systems and networks.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in CPSC 1160 or 1181, and 1280.

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