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Fall 2021
Sep 27,2022
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CMPS 305 - CYBER SECURITY
The Cyber Security course is designed to meet the needs of students who want to master basic information security. The course helps equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to be secure IT professionals. The course takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of security by examining the attacks that are launched against networks and computer systems, the necessary defense mechanisms, and offers practical tools, tips and techniques to counter attackers. The course introduces the fundamentals of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The course covers new topics in network security as well, including psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security. Through hands-on activities, students will be able to apply cyber security concepts they lean to real world scenarios.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Computer Science Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR CMPS 305

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CMPS 231
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CMPS 240
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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