Computer and Network Security

CET 4230 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Covers the principles and practice of computer and network security. Topics include the history of security; encryption techniques and applications; secure communications; software protection; vulnerabilities of networks, operating systems, databases, and distributed systems; security standards; security applications; security attacks; malicious software; intrusion detection; firewalls; and user authentication. Surveys legal and ethical concepts, including integrity, confidentiality, authenticity, accountability, and availability.


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


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • 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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