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CNA 437. Computer Network Security

Credits: 3
Department: Computer Networking and Applications
Description: Developing an effective network security strategy. Analyzing hole in protocols, designing firewalls, authentication and combatting the Hacker Tools.
Prerequisites: CNA 426-526
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Use the basic cryptography techniques such as encryption, authentication and key management to solve network security problems.
2. Evaluate access control techniques and security policy models.
3. Install and evaluate tools to secure networking and internetworking.
4. Install and evaluate tools for protecting digital contents.
5. Apply hash functions to validate message integrity.
6. Use public-key cryptography to authenticate users and to provide data confidentiality.

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