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6828: Principles of InfoSec

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. This course is a 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 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. This course is open to all majors. Credit cannot be granted for both INFSYS 6828 and INFSYS 3848.
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Section 001