Prerequisite: A minimum grade of “B-” in CSIT 555 or permission of the instructor. (3 credits)
An introduction to the creation and use of Web Services. Students will learn how Web
Services This course provides a detailed examination of the pervasive security threats that are
related to the Internet, data communications and networking. Network security deals with
real-time or near real-time capture of information and the systematic tracking of transmissions.
The focus of the course is on network-borne threats, their detection, preventions and analysis
(network forensics) and the integration of the tools and techniques employed in this effort.
The course includes a major emphasis on network security. It covers additional topics
including: authentication; email, IP, and web security; security threats; information, risk and
security management techniques and practices; malicious software; and firewalls. Limited
practical application of these principles is provided through several software applications. The
purpose of the course is to provide the student with a general understanding of the security
field and discipline, and some practical knowledge of the application of these practices.