Information Systems

INFO2403Information Security4 ch (3C 1T)

This course gives an introduction to information security. It examines the fundamentals of the modern threat landscape, introducing the concepts of malware and denial-of-service attacks. The course covers security defense mechanisms such as intrusion detection, authentication, access control, and cryptography. Students will also study the basics of security planning, including risk assessment and incident response.

Prerequisites: INFO 1103, CS 2263, and (MATH 1833 or CS 1303 or equivalent).