George Mason University
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TCOM 562: Network Security Fundamentals

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable



Introduces full spectrum of network security. Topics include taxonomy such as language commonality in incident handling, national strategy to secure cyberspace, and cybersecurity organizations; organizational structure for network defense; best practices, security policy, and threats; actors and tools, countermeasures, vulnerability identification/correction, intrusion detection, and impact assessment; firewalls and intrusion detection systems; antivirus software; active defense; disaster recovery; and law enforcement and privacy issues. Reviews threats and vulnerabilities in network systems based on reports, case studies available in the literature, and actual experience.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

TCOM 500

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

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