Computer Security (IT 530-A)
Marymount University | Fall 2017
Professor: Dr. Ibrahim Waziri, Jr.
Time: Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:15pm, Ballston 3046
[email protected] [marymount affiliates only]
Office Hours: (after class) or by appointment
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This course provides an overview for the computer security risks facing enterprises today and covers the many options available for mitigation of these risks. Topics include security concepts, controls, and techniques; standards; designing, monitoring, and securing operating systems; hardware; applications; databases; networks (wired and wireless); and the controls used to enforce various levels of availability, confidentiality and integrity. Computer security is taught in the context of the increasingly global and distributed environment of today’s enterprise. Business continuity and disaster recovery planning are also discussed.
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Prerequisite(s): IT 520
Official Syllabus [PDF]
Text: Principles of Information Security, 5th Edition
Author(s): Michael E. Whitman and Herbert J. Mattord;
All grades will be on Canvas
Lecture Slides & Assignments
All assignments are to be handed in at the BEGINNING of the class period, in the classroom, on the specified due date unless states otherwise.
- Assignment is due at the beginning of every class
- 09/13 (Week 03) - Research Topic.
- 10/11 (Week 07) - Midterm (Presentation 1.)
- 11/29 (Week 14) - Research Paper.
- 11/29 (Week 14) - Final Presentation.
- 12/06 (Week 15) - Final Presentation (cont..)
- 12/13 (Week 16) - Final Exams.