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Courses - Fall 2019
ENEE
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Site
ENEE457
(Perm Req)
Computer Systems Security
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENEE350; and permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Electrical; Engineering: Computer) ; and permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CMSC414, ENEE459C or ENEE457.
Formerly: ENEE459C.
Theoretical and practical aspects of computer systems security. Topics covered include symmetric/asymmetric encryption, message authentication, digital signatures, access control, as well as network security, web security and cloud security. Students acquire tools necessary for designing secure computer systems and programs and for defending against malicious threats (e.g., viruses, worms, denial of service).