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CS 5352 - Computer Security

Course Description:

General concepts and applied methods of computer security, especially as they relate to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets. Topics include system security analysis, access control and various security models, identification and authentication, protection against external and internal threats, communication protocols and internet security.

Instructor:

Eric Freudenthal, efreudenthal@utep.edu
Course Goals:

With the multiplication of tasks that are performed on computers and the advent of globalization of computing in general, the topic of computer security becomes more and more important. We see in this course what is computer security, especially as it relates to the protection of information stored on the computers and exchanged between computers. Topics include: system security analysis, access control and various security models, identification and authentication, security in UNIX and Windows, communication security, cryptography, internet security, e-commerce security protocols.

Textbook:

"Introduction to Computer Security", by Matt Bishop, Addison Wesley, 2005.

Syllabus

http://wiki.utep.edu/download/attachments/41484301/syllabus-security.docx

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