ECE Course Outline
Computer Network Security (3-0-3)
- ECE 3076 or ECE 4110 or ECE 6607 or CS 3251
- Catalog Description
- Fundamental concepts of newtork information secutiry, including encryption, secure access methods, and vulnerabilities in network protocols, operating systems, and network applications.
- Stallings, Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards (5th edition), Prentice Hall, 2013. ISBN 9780133370430 (required)
- Topical Outline
Introduction Web security. Security standards-SSL/TLS and SET. Intruders and viruses. PGP and S/MIME for electronic mail security. Firewalls. Secret Key and Public/Private Key Cryptography Cryptographic Hashes and Message Digests Authentication Systems (Kerberos) Digital signatures and certificates. Kerberos and X.509v3 digital certificates. Current Network Security Publications and Web Sites