Catalog Description: WSU Cpt S 425. Practical topics in network security; policy and mechanism, malicious code; intrusion detection, prevention, response; cryptographic techniques for privacy and integrity; emphasis on tradeoffs between risk of misuse, cost of prevention, and societal issues; concepts implemented in programming assignments.
Total Credits: 3
Course Coordinator: James Alves-Foss
Textbook: Roberta Bragg, Mark Rhodes-Ousley, and Keith Strassberg, Network Security: The Complete Reference, 2004; Ed Skoudis, Counter Hack Reloaded, 2005