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Basics of Information System Security

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اساسيات أمن أنظمة المعلومات

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NES 451

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Prerequisite: NES 301, NES 311.

Covers the concepts of information assurance, explicit and implicit policy design, use of basic computer security mechanisms, authentication, access control, policy types. Topics include: Design and use of basic network security mechanisms, asset identification and valuation, determining threats to assets  and their vulnerabilities, prioritizing and selecting countermeasures, implementing and deploying countermeasures, and continuing maintenance and assessment of security mechanisms, Classical cryptography (Shift cipher, Affine cipher, Vigenere cipher, Hill cipher, and Permutation (transposition) cipher. Introduces firewalls, network intrusion detection, 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 5/9/2016 12:29 by SPAdmin
Last modified at 7/11/2017 15:02 by Areej Bataineh