Principles of Information Security

Spring 2024 > Computer Related > INFO.2950 > 081

Course No: INFO.2950-081; SIS Class Nbr: 1292; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course will present an overview of the issues related to information security from a computer and computer network perspective. We will cover the threats to the information security infrastructure with a focus on the detection and prevention of them. We will discuss protection of PCs, servers, associated computer services (e.g. network, browsers) and data (e.g. file systems, email) through a "defense in depth" or "layered" and most recent "Zero Trust" approach. Topics will include security management and risk assessment; software security; operating systems security; database security; cryptography algorithms and protocols; network authentication and secure network applications; malicious malware. This course will also help understanding legal, ethical issues and privacy. Anti-Req INFO.3850. Students cannot get credit for both INFO.2950 or INFO.3850.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: INFO.2750 Introduction to Networking.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Yelena Rykalova
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to Mar 10
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
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cfpayment2dplan2dblock2ecfm763285126$funcGETMONTLYPAYMENTAMMOUNT.runFunction(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\includes\payment-plan-block.cfm:54) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.invoke(UDFMethod.java:554) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod$ReturnTypeFilter.invoke(UDFMethod.java:485) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod$ArgumentCollectionFilter.invoke(UDFMethod.java:448) at coldfusion.filter.FunctionAccessFilter.invoke(FunctionAccessFilter.java:95) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.runFilterChain(UDFMethod.java:399) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.runFilterChain(UDFMethod.java:372) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.invoke(UDFMethod.java:288) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._invokeUDF(CfJspPage.java:4175) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._invokeUDF(CfJspPage.java:4155) at cfpayment2dplan2dblock2ecfm763285126.runPage(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\includes\payment-plan-block.cfm:61) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262) at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735) at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._emptyTcfTag(CfJspPage.java:4329) at cfCatalogsearch_detail2ecfm4351478._factor5(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\catalog\search\Catalogsearch_detail.cfm:276) at cfCatalogsearch_detail2ecfm4351478._factor6(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\catalog\search\Catalogsearch_detail.cfm:194) at cfCatalogsearch_detail2ecfm4351478._factor7(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\catalog\search\Catalogsearch_detail.cfm:191) at cfCatalogsearch_detail2ecfm4351478.runPage(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\catalog\search\Catalogsearch_detail.cfm:1) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262) at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735) at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._emptyTcfTag(CfJspPage.java:4329) at cfCurrent_Semsearch_detail2ecfm1097412858._factor4(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\catalog\search\Current_Semsearch_detail.cfm:308) at cfCurrent_Semsearch_detail2ecfm1097412858.runPage(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\catalog\search\Current_Semsearch_detail.cfm:1) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262) at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735) at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565) at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._emptyTcfTag(CfJspPage.java:4329) at cfapplication2ecfc1757924483$funcONREQUEST.runFunction(D:\inetpub\wwwroot\ContedWeb\application.cfc:45) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.invoke(UDFMethod.java:554) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod$ArgumentCollectionFilter.invoke(UDFMethod.java:448) at coldfusion.filter.FunctionAccessFilter.invoke(FunctionAccessFilter.java:95) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.runFilterChain(UDFMethod.java:399) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.runFilterChain(UDFMethod.java:372) at coldfusion.runtime.UDFMethod.invoke(UDFMethod.java:288) at coldfusion.runtime.TemplateProxy.invoke(TemplateProxy.java:830) at coldfusion.runtime.TemplateProxy.invoke(TemplateProxy.java:613) at coldfusion.runtime.TemplateProxy.invoke(TemplateProxy.java:438) at coldfusion.runtime.AppEventInvoker.invoke(AppEventInvoker.java:115) at coldfusion.runtime.AppEventInvoker.onRequest(AppEventInvoker.java:308) at coldfusion.filter.ApplicationFilter.invoke(ApplicationFilter.java:551) at coldfusion.filter.RequestMonitorFilter.invoke(RequestMonitorFilter.java:43) at coldfusion.filter.MonitoringFilter.invoke(MonitoringFilter.java:40) at coldfusion.filter.PathFilter.invoke(PathFilter.java:162) at coldfusion.filter.IpFilter.invoke(IpFilter.java:45) at coldfusion.filter.ExceptionFilter.invoke(ExceptionFilter.java:96) at coldfusion.filter.ClientScopePersistenceFilter.invoke(ClientScopePersistenceFilter.java:28) at coldfusion.filter.BrowserFilter.invoke(BrowserFilter.java:38) at coldfusion.filter.NoCacheFilter.invoke(NoCacheFilter.java:60) at coldfusion.filter.GlobalsFilter.invoke(GlobalsFilter.java:38) at coldfusion.filter.DatasourceFilter.invoke(DatasourceFilter.java:22) at coldfusion.filter.CachingFilter.invoke(CachingFilter.java:62) at coldfusion.CfmServlet.service(CfmServlet.java:226) at coldfusion.bootstrap.BootstrapServlet.service(BootstrapServlet.java:311) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:227) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162) at coldfusion.monitor.event.MonitoringServletFilter.doFilter(MonitoringServletFilter.java:46) at coldfusion.bootstrap.BootstrapFilter.doFilter(BootstrapFilter.java:47) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:189) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162) at org.apache.tomcat.websocket.server.WsFilter.doFilter(WsFilter.java:53) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:189) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:197) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:97) at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:541) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:135) at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:92) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:78) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:377) at org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpProcessor.service(AjpProcessor.java:463) at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProcessorLight.process(AbstractProcessorLight.java:65) at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$ConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:889) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.NioEndpoint$SocketProcessor.doRun(NioEndpoint.java:1743) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.SocketProcessorBase.run(SocketProcessorBase.java:49) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1191) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:659) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.TaskThread$WrappingRunnable.run(TaskThread.java:61) at java.base/java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:834)
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Related Programs: A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S. in Information Technology: Population Health Informatics and Technology Minor Option, Certificate in Security Management & Homeland Security

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