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3848: Intro to Info Security

Prerequisites: INFSYS 2800 or CMP SCI 2250 or consent of instructor and a minimum campus GPA of 2.0. This course provides an introductory survey of the vast field of Information Security (InfoSec). It intersects both management and technical aspects of security as relevant to organizations, governments, individuals, and society. Topics 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, and current issues. Hands-on labs expose students to basics of penetration testing, applications of cryptography, and vulnerability management. Course is open to all majors. Credit cannot be granted for both INFSYS 3848 and INFSYS 6828. Course satisfies/fulfills the College of Business Global Awareness requirement.
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