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Basics of Information System Security

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اساسيات أمن أنظمة المعلومات

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Prerequisite: NES 301, NES 311.

Classical cryptography, substitution ciphers (Shift cipher, Affine cipher, Vigenere cipher, Hill cipher), permutation (transposition) cipher, symmetric cryptography, stream ciphers (RC4, A5/1), block ciphers(DES, 3DES, Rijndael) and their modes of operation. Asymmetric cryptography, Diffie-Hellman key exchange, certificates, basics of public key infrastructure (PKI). Authentication (passwords, biometrics), authorization (Access control lists, capabilities), multi-level security, security modeling, firewalls, CAPTCHA’s,  intrusion detection systems, software flaws, buffer overflow, viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other forms of malicious code.

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Basics of Information System Security

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Created at 1/5/2010 14:49 by System Account
Last modified at 2/8/2016 11:35 by Hanadi Obeidat