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.
** 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.