2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

CS 547 Computer, Information, and Network Security

Topics include encryption, decryption, protocols, viruses, network security, authentication, legal and ethical issues, and security in operating systems, databases, e-commerce, Internet, wireless. Algorithms, protocols, applications such as RSA, DES, SSL, Firewalls, Digital Signatures, and VPNs, and emerging topics will be explored. Before enrolling, a student is expected to take CS 527 or a similar undergraduate networking course or a similar undergraduate operating systems course. Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson. Not open to students who have credit in CS 447.