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SSE606 Managing Information Security

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

Introduces computer security issue in traditional centralized systems to distributed networks and the Internet. Covers cryptography; program and operating system security; administration; legal, privacy, and ethical issues. Lays out the security vulnerabilities and threats, and follows countermeasures to address them.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe what computer security issues are and how to assess them.
  • Demonstrate skills required to assess state-of-the-art in networking; cryptography; program and operating system security; administration; legal, privacy, and ethical issues.
  • Assess the security vulnerabilities and threats, and follows countermeasures to address them.