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Selected Topics in Computer Science; Computer Systems Security

Theoretical and practical aspects of computer systems security. Topics covered include symmetric/asymmetric encryption, message authentication, digital signatures, access control, as well as network security, web security and cloud security. Students acquire tools necessary for designing secure computer systems and programs and for defending against malicious threats (e.g., viruses, worms, denial of service).

Sister Courses: CMSC498, CMSC498A, CMSC498B, CMSC498C, CMSC498D, CMSC498F, CMSC498G, CMSC498I, CMSC498J, CMSC498K, CMSC498L, CMSC498M, CMSC498N, CMSC498O, CMSC498P, CMSC498Q, CMSC498R, CMSC498S, CMSC498T, CMSC498U, CMSC498V, CMSC498W, CMSC498X, CMSC498Y, CMSC498Z

Past Semesters

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Average rating: 4.00

Average GPA: 3.45 between 22 students

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