2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 115 - Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

(3.00 cr.)

Introduces students to computer science fundamentals that underlie cyber security, digital forensics, and digital privacy. Also introduces principles for encoding, encrypting, and organizing digital data, and applying these principles to hands on work on recovering digital files, monitoring network intrusions, and detecting malicious software. To better understand the vulnerabilities and threats to personal, corporate, and national computer systems, students look at how malicious software operates, as well as look at available government and industry security standards, and best practices for protecting systems from these threats, while getting hands-on experience with data analysis and data organization.  Fulfills one math/science core requirement.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: FO/IFS

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