Security issues pertaining to Internet, intranet, and the Web. Web security from the point of view of the user, programmer, and system administrator. HTTP authentication, proxy servers and firewalls; Internet security protocols and Secure Socket Layer; electronic payment systems; certificate management and network access layer security; executable content and scripting languages; mobile code and copyrights. Privacy protection; legal and ethical issues; anonymous browsing and censorship; available security tools.
The students will be able to: 1) Discuss the security goals of Internet security. 2) Describe three major threats and defense mechanisms in Internet. 3) Describe attacks and defense mechanisms in link access, IP, TCP and application layer. 4) Be able to design and launch the packet sniffing, packet spoofing, DDoS attacks, and SQL. 5)injection intrusions under the given lab environments. Also, be able to describe the corresponding defense techniques. 6) Describe three different firewalls and be able to set up the rules of firewall. Describe the structure of PKI and the usage of certificate in the Internet security. 7)Describe the secure electronic payment and legal issues of Internet security.