INFS6490-A Computer Network Security    (Summer 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 8 (06/30/2014 - 08/21/2014)


Time: -

Location: Internet/Online


Seats Available: 9 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

Computer Network Security directs the student to develop methodologies for the control and audit of computerized information systems. Techniques of control assessment are presented for both stand-alone and integrated transaction processing systems in various file and database structured environments. Specific control and security procedures for various hardware platforms are analyzed. Topics include: security threats, preventing, detecting and dealing with viruses, security standards, authentication methods, encryption methods, access control, LAN security, firewall: TCP/IP and Internet security, and security policies.

About The Instructor

Wenli Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
412-397-6473 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 218