CISC 490 Topics in Computing Science

A topic for the 2019-20 academic year is Introduction to Cybersecurity (grad course is CISC866).

An introduction to cybersecurity covering a wide range of vulnerabilities, attacks, and defence mechanisms in individual computers, networks, the Internet and the Web and applications that use them, and storage and computational clouds. The human side of cybersecurity, and the legal and ethical constraints on both attack and defence.

PREREQUISITE: CISC 324

Outline:

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the course a student will be able to:

Textbook:

Pfleeger, Pfleeger,, Analyzing Computer Security, Prentice-Hall.