Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Aug 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CSC 483 - Selected Topics in Computer Science: Computer Security

Course Units: 1

  (Winter; Anderson) An introduction to the theory and practice of computer security.  Includes discussion of cryptography; authentication; access control; secure system design principles; OS, network, and web security and a variety of attacks and countermeasures (e.g., buffer overflow, SQL injection, cross-site scripting, denial of service); cryptocurrencies; security policy; and ethics.  This course counts towards 300-level CSC electives. Prerequisite(s): 1) C- or higher in CSC 151   or 2) MTH 197   and a C- or higher in CSC 150   .  Note: MTH 199   can be substituted for MTH 197   .



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