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IA 683. Application Layer Security

Credits: 3
Department: Information Systems
Description: Systematically identifying vulnerabilities, analyzing their occurrence, corrective action options, evaluate from the aspect of the client/server model, and discuss and implement prescriptive software security designs.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Define the vulnerabilities present on the OSI Application layer.
2. Identify and assess potential application level risks.
3. Be able to identify application security within the client/server model.
4. Be able to apply planning techniques to insure the design of new software follows secure practices.
5. Apply both quantitative and qualitative assessment techniques to log data to assess application level vulnerabilities.
6. Suggest solutions to resolve application level security problems based on assessment results.
7. Be able to implement application level security in a web environment.
8. Describe how application level treats can pass undetected through the other OSI layers.
9. Describe the importance of secure data in ensuring security on the application level.

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