May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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CMSCI 358 - Computer Security I


Credits: (3)
This course covers cryptography as well as some network and application security topics. Cryptography topics include public key and symmetric key cryptography; public key infrastructure; hashing; digital signatures; SSL/TLS; steganography; and attacks on cryptography. Network and application security topics include botnets; denial of service attacks; buffer and numerical overflows; cross-site scripting; SQL injection; session hijacking; malware such as viruses, trojans, backdoors, and rootkits. Prerequisite(s): CMSCI 125 Introduction to Computer Science II (3)  or permission of the instructor. (every Fall)



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