May 31, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EC 471 - Information Systems Security

3 cr.

(Prerequisite: OIM 471 or permission of instructor) 

The course provides students with a basic understanding of the technical, managerial, legal and ethical issues of information security.  Topics include cryptographic systems, IP concepts and behavior, Internet and systems threat assessment, secure transactions and payments, antivirus tools, password management and cracking, and system auditing. Students will largely utilize Microsoft Windows platforms, but other operating systems will be discussed.