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Basic concepts and techniques of computer network security; data encryption algorithms; public-key cryptography and key management; data authentication; network security protocols in practice; wireless network security; network perimeter security; the art of anti malicious software; the art of intrusion detection. Students will implement encryption and authentication algorithms as network applications.
Pre-Reqs: MATH 3210 Discrete Structures I , COMP 4040 Analysis of Algorithms and COMP 4130 Data Communications I.