Course Description

Course Name

Information Security

Session: VSOF3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


The objectives of this class are to study principles, mechanisms, and implementations of computer security.

Course Objectives
We will discuss various attack techniques, how to defend against them, and more importantly, how to design a system to withstand them. Topics include malicious codes, intrusion detection and responses, access control, secure programming, elementary cryptography and its applications.

Stalling and Brown, "Computer Security: Principles and Practice," 2nd Ed, Prentice Hall, Nov. 2011

*Course content subject to change