This course covers topics related to administration of network security. Topics include a survey of encryption and authentication algorithms; threats to security; operating system security; IP security; user authentication schemes; web security; email security protocols; intrusion detections; viruses; firewalls; Virtual Private Networks; network management and security policies and procedures. Laboratory projects are assigned as part of the homework requirements. Classes are a mixture of lecture, current event discussions, and laboratory exercises. Prequisites: MA-110 or MA-112 or MA-114 or MA-261. (3-0-3) NOTE: Students enrolled in this course incur an additional lab fee of $100.
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