Network Security

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Course No: INFO.4570-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13946

Course Description

This course explores the theory, mechanisms, and implementation of security in computer networks. Our goal is to provide an introduction to mathematical encryption and security protocols, and how these are applied to the infrastructure of IP (Internet Protocol) Networks. We will cover classical ciphers and cryptographic methods such as DES, 3DES, Feistel, AES, RC5, and Modern Public Key cryptography (e.g. RSA, Diffie-Hellman, ECC) and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure). The second half of the course will introduce the principles and implementation of Kerberos, SSL/TLS (Secured Socket Layer, Transport Layer Security) IPSEC (IP Security) and Access Control. The mathematics required will be introduced in class.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Prerequisite 1: INFO.4620 TCP/IP & Network Architecture or related experience, and Prerequisite 2: INFO.3190 Introduction to Linux or INFO.3110 Introduction to the Linux/Unix Operating System, or related experience. Check prerequisites in all prerequisite courses.
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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: William Vales
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Data/Telecommunications Certificate, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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