BIS 553 Information Systems Security

BIS 553 Information Systems Security

 

Instructor: Bilgin Metin, Ph.D.

 

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce BIS students to the fundamental concepts of security as it is applied to information systems in practice.

THE COURSE DOES NOT REQUIRE A TECHNICAL BACKGROUND.

 

Catalog Description:

**       Fundamental concepts of information system security

**       Review of TCP/IP Internetworking

**       Attack Methods

**       Security policies and commonly accepted security standards

**       Cryptography and VPNs

**       Firewalls and Intrusion detection/preventions  systems and UTMs

**       Anti-virus Systems

**       Operating system security

**       Information security management

 

Term Project: An important component of the course is a project including literature survey and research focused on a specific issue.

Assessment: Final: 40%, term project and presentation: 40%, attendance and participation: %20.

 

Textbook: Corporate Computer and Network Security, R. Panko, Prentice Hall.