Course Catalog - 2020-2021

     

COMP 427 - 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 AND COMP 321
Description: This elective course covers a wide variety of topics in computer security, including hands-on experience w/breaking software & engineering software to be harder to break. For example, students will perform buffer overflow attacks & exploit web application vulnerabilities, while also learning how to defend against them. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: COMP 327, COMP 541. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 427 if student has credit for COMP 327/COMP 541.