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5465: Principles of Info Security

Prerequisites: ACCTNG 4435 or equivalent. This course is a survey of the vast field of Information Security (InfoSec). It addresses both management and technical aspects of security as relevant to organizations, governments, individuals, and society. Topics covered include fundamental principles of InfoSec and cyber defense, the threat environment, management of InfoSec in organizations, technologies and tools in InfoSec, cryptology/cryptography, web application security, vulnerability management, and current issues. Hands-on labs expose students to basics of penetration testing, applications of cryptography, and vulnerability management. A graduate research paper is required. Student may receive credit for only one of INFSYS 3848, INFSYS 6828, and ACCTNG 5465.
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Section 001