|Information Systems Security Management 533||ISSM533|
|Cryptology and Secure Network Communications||3 (0-3-0-0)|
This course in cryptography focuses on securing data through authentication, cryptographic algorithms, access control, public key encryption and public key distribution using best practices for secure communications. Students assess and evaluate cryptographic systems and how they can be incorporated into an information security system and the security plan for the enterprise. Students implement secure sites 'on web servers' that require secure sockets layer for secure transactions. Emerging trends in encryption are discussed to prepare students for the ongoing changes which will be required to keep ahead of hackers.
Prerequisites: Information Systems Security Management 521