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IT 353: Information Defense Technologies

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts

This course will examine and assess the role of information technology as a tool of warfare and civil defense. Topics will be discussed from both defensive and offensive perspectives and will include asset tracking, asymmetric warfare, network centric warfare, physical attacks, cyberterrorism, espionage, psyops, reconnaissance and surveillance, space assets, and applications of GPS and cryptographic technology. Students will research and write about the social, ethical, and political effects of such technology.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3


Credits: 3


(IT 101 or IT 105) and IT 223.

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018