ECE 5584 - Network Security (3C)
Fundamentals of network security. Network security architecture, user and attacker perspective. Practical applications and security standards. Protocol design principles and their impact on computer and network security. Authentication systems. Email security. Firewalls and intrusion detection. Security for wireless systems.
Why take this course?
Cybersecurity has become a national priority because it is critical to a broad array of societal concerns, including personal privacy, financial accountability and national security. Security problems represent at enormous challenge to the safety and functionality of modern networked computing systems. Many career paths open to computer science and engineering graduates require them to have a good understanding of cybersecurity challenges arising in the context of networking. This course is part of a set of three new courses and one revised course in cybersecurity. This course focuses on more advanced security issues in the context of networking.