ITW 2531 - Introduction to Cyber Security


This course teaches the fundamental concepts and principles of cyber security techniques. Topics include computer and network security, cyber stalking, social networks, fraud and abuse, web security, malware, computer viruses, encryption, techniques used by hackers and how to combat them, simulation and identification of different threat models, software vulnerabilities analysis, risk assessment and mitigation, prediction of potential attack vectors through data analysis and evaluation. Hands on activities will be performed with emphasis on personal cyber and information security.


Credit Hours

Information Technology


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