ITC595 Information Security (8)
Enrolment restrictions: Available only to students in: Master of Information Systems Security Master of Database Design and Management Master of Systems Development Master of Management (Information Technology) Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Security Graduate Certificate in Database Design and Management Graduate Certificate in Systems Development
This subject provides a broad overview of information security concepts, with an emphasis on security threats to operating systems, computer programs, and networked systems, and the various protection mechanisms used to combat these threats. Students will study foundational security policies that stipulate requirements about integrity, confidentiality and availability. Techniques for implementing these policies will also be investigated, including memory management techniques, access control mechanisms, user authentication, and networking tools such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems.