Computer Science

CS4417Software Security4 ch (3C, 1T) [P]

Sits at the intersection of computer security and software engineering. This course is designed to give students practical experience with building a software system and securing it. It covers tools, guidelines, rules, principles, and other resources for addressing security issues in every phase of the software development life cycle (SDLC). Students will engage in a significant group-programming project to develop a novel piece of software. Emphasis will be placed on the correctness and robustness of software, and on security as part of the software engineering process.

Prerequisites: (CS 2413 and CS 2043) or approval of the instructor.