Academic Catalog

IS551 COMPUTER SECURITY AND CRYPTOGRAPHY

Course Code: 9010551
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Information Systems
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to privacy, data security, communication security and file security in computers and computers networks.Introduction to cryptography, its role in electronic data processing. Block ciphers, stream ciphers and DES, data encryption standard. Trusted computer systems, issues in authentication and verification.