MIS 487 Information Systems Security
Instructor: Bilgin Metin, Ph.D.
Course Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of security as it is applied to information systems. Students will learn the concepts of developing a security policy, anti-virus systems, network security, security software tools and the use of security devices on the network such as firewalls and Intrusion detection and prevention systems and e-mail security systems will also be covered.
- 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
Term Project: An important component of the course is a significant project including either a thorough survey and synthesis of subjects focused on a specific issue.
Assessment: Final: 35%, Midterm-I:15%, Midterm-II: 15%, Term Project : 15%, Homeworks: 10%, Attendance and participation: %10.
Textbook: Corporate Computer and Network Security, R. Panko, Prentice Hall,