Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

COMP 327 - INTRO TO COMPUTER SECURITY

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SECURITY
Department: Computer Science
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): COMP 310 OR COMP 314 OR ELEC 322
Description: This elective course covers a wide variety of topics in computer security, including hands-on experience with breaking software and engineering software to be harder to break. For example, students will perform buffer overflow attacks and exploit web application vulnerabilities, while also learning how to defend against them. Grades will be based on a series of in-class projects. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: COMP 427, COMP 541. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 327 if student has credit for COMP 427/COMP 541.