MSI 416: Information Decision Systems II
Spring 2002 Syllabus
Sanjay GoelOffice: BA 310b
Hours: W 1 - 2:30pm & by appt.
PH: (518) 442-4925
FX (518) 442-2568
|Time:||MWW 9:05 - 10:00am|
|Dates:||March 4 - March 25|
Available Lab(s):MIS Lab
COURSE OVERVIEWThis course is a three module course. This is the second module. In this module, Networking and Computer Security will be covered. The Networking portion will cover the OSI model, LAN, VPNs, and TCP/IP. The course will discuss vulnerabilities of the network and techniques for protecting data such as Cryptography and Steganography. Public Key Infrastructure which is currently used for secure data transmission over the web will also be discussed. By the end of the class, the students should expect to have a basic understanding of Networking and Computer Security.
Text & Reference BooksReference: Business Data Communications and Networking by Raymond R. Panko
Text: Professional Java Security by Jess Garms and Daniel Somerfield
Reference: Hackers Beware by Eric Cole
Reference: Computer Networking, A top down approach featuring the Internet by James W. Kurose and Keith Ross.
Final Exam: 25%
|1||3/04||Introduction & Internet||6-7 (Panko)|
|3/06||Layered Architecture||9 (Panko)|
|3/08||OSI Model||Module A (Panko)|
|3/13||Introduction to Security / Hacker Attacks||Class Notes|
|3/15||Cryptography - Symmetric||4 (Java Security)|
|3||3/18||Cryptography - Asymmetric||5 (Java Security)|
|3/20||PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)||6 (Java Security)|
|3/22||Watermarking and Steganography||Class Notes|
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