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Course No: INFO.4570-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13964; SIS Term: 2810
Course Status: Open
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 exp., and Prerequisite 2: INFO 3190 Intro to Linux, or INFO 3110 Intro to the Linux/Unix Operating System, or related experience. Check prerequisites in all prerequisite courses.
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- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: William Vales
UMass Lowell Bookstore
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Fall 2018: Sep 05 to Dec 09
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Tuition: $1140
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
Related Programs: Data/Telecommunications Certificate, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option
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