Special Topics - Introduction to Computer and Network Security

This course provides an introduction to the principles and practice of computer and network security. A focus on both fundamentals and practical information will be stressed. The three key topics of this course are cryptography, privacy, and network security. Subtopics include ciphers, hashes, key exchange, security services (integrity, availability, confidentiality, etc.), security attacks, vulnerabilities, anonymous communications, and countermeasures.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Computer Science
Number: 
COMPSCI 597N
Semester: 
Fall 2019
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 to Monday, September 16, 2019