2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

CSCI 412 Network Security & Forensics

3 hours 

The course examines vulnerabilities inherent in modern networks and presents current designs for building and maintaining secure network infrastructures. The course looks at the use of cryptographic protocols to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and authenticity of network communications as well as for network authentication and access control. In addition, the course treats operational security policies and practices that help ensure the reliability and availability of networks and make possible forensic analysis in the event an intrusion is detected. Studies include the use of firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and virtual private networks. The course presents current techniques for forensic analysis of intrusions and methods for recovery.




ENG 201, CSCI 360 or MAT 360, CSCI 379 or MAT 379