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ECE 422 ALG - Computer Security I

Fall 2021

Computer Security IALG72176OLC40930 - 1045 T R     Adam Bates
Ling Ren

Course Description

This course covers fundamental principles of computer and communications security and information assurance: ethics, privacy, notions of threat, vulnerabilities, and risk in systems, information warfare, malicious software, data secrecy and integrity issues, network security, trusted computing, mandatory and discretionary access controls, certification and accreditation of systems against security standards. Security mechanisms: authentication, auditing, intrusion detection, access control, cryptography, security protocols, key distribution.

Credit Hours

4 hours


CS 241 or ECE 391.

Subject Area

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering