Nov 27, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

COMP 487 - Computer Security and Privacy


An introduction to computer security and privacy. Topics will include privacy, threat modeling, software security, web tracking, web security, usable privacy and security, authentication, anonymity, network security, social engineering, the relationship of the law to security and privacy, and ethics. This course will include hands-on experience with security exploits in a Linux environment and student-led discussions of research papers. Students will complete a capstone project in a security- or privacy-related topic of their choice. Prerequisite(s): COMP 240   Every fall. (4 Credits)