Academic Catalog

CENG489 SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMP. ENG. : INTRO.TO COMP.SECURITY

Course Code: 5710489
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Computer Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. PELN ANGIN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5710334
The course set above should be completed before taking CENG489 SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMP. ENG. : INTRO.TO COMP.SECURITY .

Course Content

Computer security concepts. Evolution of cryptography. Symmetric encryption algorithms. Public key cryptography. Authentication and access control. Database security. Malicious software. Intrusion detection. Software security. Secure programming. Operating systems security. Network security. Legal and organizational aspects of computer security. Advanced topics in computer security.