MSIM 516: Cyber Defense Fundamentals

The objective of this course is to give an introduction of cyber hacking techniques, and defense mechanisms to detect and thwart cybercrime. Cyber attacks aim at compromising cyber systems to disclose information, alter data or operation, cause denial of service, etc. The course first reviews the attacks to wireless networks, such as WiFi and MANET, and the defense strategies and technologies developing system level models. Next, it reviews the attacks to general wired networks and information systems, and introduces the corresponding defense mechanisms. At last it discusses cyber defense security policies and architectures. (Cross-listed with ECE 516 and ENMA 516). 

Total Credit Hours: 3
Fall 2018
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Weekly Live Sessions

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4:20-7:00 PM

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