Network Systems Security

Course Description

The course analyzes modern network systems and data transfer methods through high speed networks for both wire-connected and wireless systems. The course evaluates ethics, security, and privacy issues involved in voice and data communications systems. The fundamentals of ensuring confidentiality, integrity, availability, and non-reputability will be studied. Students will also analyze various types of identification, authentication, encryption, and decryption protocols.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the ethical aspects in communication systems
  • Contrast standard network system and wireless network system
  • Evaluate the common types of threats to information systems.
  • Compare the major Policy and Architectural Models for IT Security Management
  • Apply security and encryption techniques to real business applications
  • Analyze steps for recovery, including policies, technologies and products.


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