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IT 462: Information Security Principles

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Studies security policies, models, and mechanisms for secrecy, integrity, availability, and usage controls. Topics include models and mechanisms for mandatory, discretionary, and role-based access controls; authentication technologies; control and prevention of viruses and other rogue programs; common system vulnerabilities and countermeasures; privacy and security policies and risk analysis; intellectual property protection; and legal and social issues.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

(IT 105 or IT 212) and IT 223

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Summer 2017

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

Expertise