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2011-2012 Graduate Bulletin 
2011-2012 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BU 553 - Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: BU 551


An exploration of the tools and techniques needed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of an organization’s data with added consideration given to Internet-based security. The course will introduce critical security concepts (e.g. services, protocols, hardware and software, physical security, specific vulnerabilities) as well as the practices (e.g. authentication, firewalls, virtual private networks, business continuity planning) necessary to protect against such threats.

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