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MET CS 695 Enterprise Information Security

Prerequisites: MET CS 625. Or instructor’s consent.
Delivery: Boston- Charles River Campus, North Campus – Chelmsford, Online
Program: MS CS elective, MS CIS elective, MS TC elective
Syllabus: CS695_A1_EL_Spring 2015

Description: The course provides an in-depth presentation of security issues in computer systems, networks, and applications. Formal security models are presented and illustrated on operating system security aspects, more specifically memory protection, access control and authentication, file system security, backup and recovery management, intrusion and virus protection mechanisms. Application level security focuses on language level security and various security policies; conventional and public keys encryption, authentication, message digest and digital signatures. Internet and intranet topics include security in IP, routers, proxy servers, and firewalls, application-level gateways, Web servers, file and mail servers. Discussion of remote access issues, such as dial-up servers, modems, VPN gateways and clients. 4 credits.