HSE420 Information Security

Course Description

A survey of one of the fastest growing international crime problems. Cyber-terrorism has been quick to emerge as an enormous threat to national security and economy. This course exposes the students to the domestic, local, national and international effects of cyber-terrorism. It provides information on the categorizations of computer criminals based on the purposes and spheres of their activities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the historical approaches and techniques hackers use to gain access, privileges, and control of your UNIX system.
  • Analyze and identify the potential vulnerabilities, and specific counter measures.
  • Synthesize and recognize security concerns that have potential to turn into catastrophes.
  • Evaluate the proactive measures as well as legal, technological, and policy aspects of information security.

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