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CYSE 330: Introduction to Network Security

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Introduces cryptography and its applications in networks. Reviews basic firewalls architectures and VPNs. Overview of current network security protocols, security of routing protocols, the DNS, and e-mail security. Discuss threat of attacks that use viruses, worms, rootkits, botnets and countermeasures; distributed denial of service attacks and spam countermeasures. Introduces basic concepts of security of wireless networks.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduces cryptography and its applications in networks. Reviews basic firewalls architectures and VPNs. Overview of current network security protocols, security of routing protocols, the DNS, and e-mail security. Discuss threat of attacks that use viruses, worms, rootkits, botnets and countermeasures; distributed denial of service attacks and spam countermeasures. Introduces basic concepts of security of wireless networks.

When Offered: Fall

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

 

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

CYSE 101, CS 222, CYSE 230.

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