Computing & Security Technology

Courses

CST 510 Ethics, Privacy and Legal Issues 3.0 Credits

This course will provide an in-depth working knowledge of the ethics and laws pertaining to information systems security. Topics include the ethics of privacy, confidentiality, authenticity, medical information, copyright, intellectual freedom, censorship, social networking and cyberbullying. Issues related to creation, implementation, enforcement, and assessment of institutional codes of ethics.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if program is MS.

CST 530 Applied Cryptography 3.0 Credits

Introduction to modern cryptographic techniques, algorithms and protocols related to the design and implementation of security-critical applications. Theory, methodology and hands-on lab projects necessary for students to design and implement security solutions utilizing cryptography. Topics include design and analysis of block and stream ciphers, hash functions and their uses, message authentication codes, authentication protocols, symmetric key and public key techniques, pseudo-random number generation, key establishment, key management, digital certificates and secret sharing.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if program is MS.

CST 540 Intrusion Detection 3.0 Credits

Theory and practice of intrusion detection and prevention (IDS) as part of an organization's overall security posture. Topics include network-based, host-based, and hybrid intrusion detection and prevention, attack pattern identification, damage assessment, data forensics, system recovery, continuity of operation and policy and legal issues surrounding the use of IDS.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if program is MS.

CST 604 Technology for Homeland Security 3.0 Credits

Presents the theory and methodology necessary to obtain a working knowledge of the strategic use of network-centric software for data aggregation, integration, collaboration, categorization, and pattern-recognition by homeland security defense. Topics include technology process, data mining, network-centric software, pattern recognition, and technology sensors. Students will conduct research on select topics.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CST 609 National Security Intelligence 3.0 Credits

This course will present a broad overview of the intelligence community, objectives, methodology, organizational structure and role within the government. Topics include the intelligence process, organizational structure, collections, analysis, covert action, intelligence reform, foreign intelligence, and accountability. Students will conduct research on select topics.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CST 614 Counterintelligence 3.0 Credits

This course will present the theory, techniques and procedures within the counterintelligence community. Objectives, methodology, organizational structure and role within government will be stressed. Topics include the mission, investigations, techniques, collection, analysis, counter-human intelligence techniques, counter-signals intelligence techniques and counter-imagery intelligence techniques. Students will conduct research on select topics.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CST I599 Independent Study in CST 9.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CST I699 Independent Study in CST 9.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CST T580 Special Topics in CST 9.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CST T680 Special Topics in CST 9.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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