INFX 2601.03: Introduction to Information Security.

Information security is becoming increasingly important in today's networked world, and is irnpacting every aspect of our lives including finance, healthcare, government, education, arts and entertainment. The objective of this course is to teach the basic principles of information security from the perspective of providing security awareness and its best practices for the real world. Topics include motivation for security, tools and techniques used by adversaries to gather information and launch attacks, Internet security, firewalls, basics of encryption and authentication, virus protection, secure credit card and bank ransactions, wireless security, computer forensics, identity theft and protection, anti-phishing and biometric security.


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