Introduction to Computer Security

COMPSCI 351

Principles of securing the creation, storage, and transmission of data and ensuring its integrity, confidentiality, and availability. Topics include access control and authentication in distributed systems; cryptography and cryptographic protocols (mainly key exchange protocols); user authentication; software vulnerabilities and software engineering to reduce vulnerabilities; firewalls and related technologies; technologies to support online privacy; and selected advanced topics. Prerequisite: Computer Science 210D or 250D and Computer Science 230.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: (Computer Science 210D or 250D) and Computer Science 230

Curriculum Codes
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Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring