CS 492 Computer Security

The fundamentals of computer and network security issues are explored. Topics include classical and modern techniques of conventional encryption; algorithms; public-key encryption, and hash functions; network security, with regard to e-mail, IP, and the Web; and system security intruders, viruses, worms, and firewalls.




Grade C- or better in both CS 253 and CS 254 or Permission of Department Chair, or admission to a graduate program in CIT. CS 501 and CS 502 are prerequisites for graduate students.

General Education


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