Feb 25, 2021  
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITS 560 - Computer Security and Cyber Forensics

(Cr: 3)
This course is an overview of IS security drawing upon extensive knowledge of systems, networks and security.  It will seek to understand how to audit systems, perform risk assessments, qualify and quantify the risks, based upon the current or planned infrastructure.  The course will also look at encryption as a science, discussing public key ciphers (The RSA cipher, ElGamal cipher) and symmetric ciphers (Data Encryption Standard, Advanced Encryption Standard).  Other topics will include SNMP, RMON, disaster recovery plans, protection of sensitive and classified information in the workplace, and secure systems architecture.  The course will review computer forensics, to include:  tools used, the investigative process, as well as current trends in forensics today.  Prerequisite:  ITS 540 Wireless and Wide-Area Networks.