Information Systems Security
- 3 credits
- Prerequisite: I-Core and S305
This class covers the broad aspects of information security. Topics covered include: physical security, password security, biometrics, an intensive review of TCP/IP as it relates to security, routers, Network Intrusion Detection, NAT, firewalls, content-filtering, locking down the client machine, Linux and Unix, encryption, vulnerability testing, and a whole series of attacks. Hands-on labs are also an essential component of the course. In addition to the above topics, the class also covers the managerial, human, auditing, and legal aspects of security.