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2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Mar 04, 2021
 
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog
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INFSCI 2150 - INFORMATION SECURITY AND PRIVACY


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
Fundamental issues and first principles of security and information assurance. Security policies, models and mechanisms related to confidentiality, integrity, authentication, identification, and availability issues related to information and information systems. Basics of cryptography such as key management and digital signatures, etc. And network security such as PKI, IPsec, intrusion detection and prevention. Risk management, security assurance and secure design principles. Issues such as organizational security policy, legal and ethical issues in security, standards and methodologies for security evaluation and certification.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: TELCOM 2000 or INFSCI 1070; PROG: School of Information Science or Sch Computing and Information


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