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CSC 430

Computer Security

This course examines and discusses computer security, how to protect our computing infrastructure from illegal access, tempering, denial of access, etc. We will first define terms such as security and secure computing, then we'll talk about cryptography including symmetric and public key cryptographic techniques and their applications. Other topics covered include secure software, cyber security, database security, system security and hardware security. Prerequisites: CSC231, CSC232, and CSC233.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
CSC231, CSC232, and CSC233. 1 course