CS3690 Network Security

This course covers the concepts and technologies used to achieve confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity for information processed across networks. Topics include: fundamentals of TCP/IP-based networking, core network security principles, traffic filtering types and methodology, packet-level traffic analysis, employment of cryptography, tunneling/encapsulation, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), remote authentication protocols, and virtual private networks based upon the IPSec, L2TP, and SSL protocols.


CS3600 and either CS3502 or IS3502 or EC3710

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  • Winter
  • Summer