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(IT 381) Information Assurance and Security

Introduction to information security providing a foundation of computer security concepts, including general security, communication security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography, and operational and organizational security.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites IT 280
Offered Fall
Programs Information Technology (BS), Digital Security Certificate

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze a complex computer security problem and apply secure computing principles.
  • Evaluate computing-based solutions to a set of security requirements.
  • Recognize professional ethical responsibilities in cyber security and awareness.
  • Select and apply secure computing technologies.