Course Information

CS392 Computer Security

Credits: 3.00

This course covers cryptographic systems. Topics: Capability and access control mechanisms, authentication models, protection models. Database and operating system security issues, mobile code, security kernels. Malicious code, Trojan horses and computer viruses. Security policy formation and enforcement enforcement, legal aspects and ethical aspects.

Prerequisites: CS 2214 and MA 2312. Corequisite: CS 3224.