Fundamentals of Network and Cyber Security

Fall 2024 > Engineering/Engineering Technology > EECE.5850 > 031V

Course No: EECE.5850-031V; SIS Class Nbr: 13594; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course will cover two categories of topics: One part is the fundamental principles of cryptography and its applications to network and communication security in general. This part focuses on cryptography algorithms and the fundamental network security enabling mechanisms. Topics include attack analysis and classifications, public key cryptography (RSA, Diffie-Hellman), secret key cryptography (DES, IDEA), Hash (MD5, SHA-1) algorithms, key distribution and management, security handshake pitfalls and authentications, and well known network security protocols such as Kerberos, IPSec, SSL/SET, PGP & PKI, WEP. The second part reviews unique challenges and the security & privacy solutions for the emerging data/communication/information/computing networks (e.g., Ad Hoc & sensor network, IoT, cloud and edge computing, big data, social networks, cyber-physical systems, critical infrastructures such as smart grids and smart transportation systems, etc.).

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When Offered & Tuition

  • T | 3:30 PM-6:20 PM ET Online
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $2250
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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