Course No: INFO.4570-031; SIS Class Nbr: 5885; SIS Term: 3030
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.
Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, Certificate in Networking & Security, B.S. in Information Technology - Second Degree
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