Theoretical and practical aspects of security in computer networks, including wired and wireless networks. Subjects include: fundamental techniques and protocols used to insure secure communications, common attacks and defenses, and vulnerability assessment of network systems. Application and operationalization of network security technologies and techniques.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be knowledgeable of the practical elements of networks security and related design. They will be able to: Recognize design and analysis of network security architectures, protocols, and services in both wired and wireless networks; Identify network security standards, their functionality and limitations; Identify network attacks and analyze defense techniques against them.