361 Introduction to Computer Security

Undergraduate Program

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. CS 361 and 378 (Topic: Introduction to Security) may not both be counted.


The following coursework with a grade of at least C-: Computer Science 311 or 311H or 313K or 313H, 314 or 314H or 315 or 315H, 310 or 310H or 429 or 429H; and Mathematics 408C, 408K, or 408N.