Computer Security

The Computer Security concentration exposes students to a wide range of topics on the security of computer systems. Students study the vulnerabilities in software and networks and develop algorithms and software to protect data, using digital encryption coding, protected databases and protected computer networking techniques.

This concentration requires four of the following courses:

  • CS 53202  Systems Administration
  • CS 53203  Systems Programming
  • CS 55203  Computer Network Security
  • CS 57205   Information Security
  • CS 57206  Data Security and Privacy
  • CS 57221  Introduction to Cryptology

Research Labs in Computer Security

  • The Advanced Information Security & Privacy Lab (AISP)
  • Networking & Communication Lab - Dr. Hassan Peyravi