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Computer Security

Computer Security (Prof Barry Irwin)

Objectives:
To enable students to gain a better understanding of the importance of Security within Information Technology and to provide insight into the effects of security on Information Systems. Some emphasis will be placed on the importance of holistic integration of security practices into Information Technology as a whole.

Contents:
The following components relating to Information Security are explored:

Cryptography
Security Architectures and Models
Application Development and Secure programming
Systems Security
Operations Security
Security Management
Distributed Systems
Physical Security
Disaster Recover and Business Continuity Planning
Network and Telecommunications Security
Forensics and Investigation
Prerequisites:
Students should be familiar with programming constructs such as those covered in CSc201/CSc202 and a good understanding of Computer Networks and Operating Systems as covered in CSc302.

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