An introduction to computer security, both in the abstract and in the context of real systems, including recognizing potential threats to confidentiality, integrity and availability, and developing familiarity with current security-related issues in computer science. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Computer Science 361 and 378 (Topic: Introduction to Security) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Computer Science 429 (or 310) or 429H (or 310H) with a grade of at least C-.

Undergraduate Program