Foundations of Information Security

ITC 6300 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers an overview of the threats to the security of information systems, the responsibilities and basic tools for information security, and the levels of training and expertise needed in organizations to reach and maintain a state of acceptable security. Topics include an introduction to confidentiality, integrity and availability, authentication, encryption and access controls, intrusion detection and response, social engineering, physical security, policy formation and enforcement, legal and social issues, and risk management.

Prerequisites

Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.

 

Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 70096
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 10/30/2017 to 12/16/2017
Instructor David Fitzgerald
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 02
CRN 70377
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - First Half
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 10/28/2017
Instructor Anjum Biswas
Schedule Tuesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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