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CNA 433. Security Fundamentals and Laws

Credits: 3
Department: Computer Networking and Applications
Description: Security design principles. Security risk assessment and management. Applied symmetric and asymmetric cryptography. Cyber security laws.
Prerequisites: MATH 271 and one of the following: CNA 426 or ECE 423 or CSCI 413
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and use appropriate symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms.
2. Analyze the common design pitfalls of security applications.
3. Analyze the limitations of various security key-management systems.
4. Interpret the legal issues governing the authorized use of security tools, techniques, technology and data to conduct cyber operations.
5. Quantify the extent of the compliance of cyberspace operations with U.S. law.

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