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2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSCI 464 - Applied Cybersecurity

Credits: (3)
Prerequisite(s): CSCI 301  and CSCI 304  
This is a systems-level security course involving hands-on labs, lecture, student presentations and a term project. Students will learn about secure systems design, vulnerabilities and how to defend against attacks to network, hardware and software components. The course will cover a broad scope of security issues and defenses from IoT to the cloud. Topics to be covered include: hardware and software vulnerabilities, cloud security, virtualization security, attacks and attackers, hardening approaches, secure development methodology and security testing. Lab exercises will teach students how vulnerabilities work and how to document and mitigate them.