CYCS 5710 - Network Security Fundamentals

This course examines the network security fundamentals needed for a basic understanding of the Information Security discipline. The course covers basic attacks and vulnerabilities against an organization's network infrastructure as well as their mitigations. This course will help students understand network addressing, protocols, and vulnerabilities. Finally, students will learn to capture and analyze network traffic to monitor for potential attacks. Practical exercises and labs will be used during this course to allow the students to apply these concepts in real-world scenarios.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: Admission to the Graduate College or senior standing.

Credits: 3 hours

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